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Definitions of resile:
  • verb:   draw back from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.
    Example: "The landlord cannot resile from the lease"
  • verb:   return to the original position or state after being stretched or compressed
    Example: "The rubber tubes resile"
  • verb:   spring back; spring away from an impact
    Example: "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
  • verb:   formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure

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