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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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