Today's Word "Resile"
Published in Vocabulary
resile \ri-ZYL\ (verb intr.) - 1 : To rebound or recoil. 2 : To shrink, withdraw, or retreat.
"Once the needless threats of financial destruction were taken off the table, both parties could finally engage in a meaningful dialogue on how they could resile from their hardened positions and strike a compromise."
From obsolete French resilir, from Latin resilire (to spring back).