He later accused President Bush of reneging on “compassionate conservatism” and manipulating Christian voters.
The men were accused of reneging on pledges to stop working for the Iraqi government.
Speaker John Boehner is open about the possibility of reneging.
1540s, "deny, renounce, abandon," from Medieval Latin renegare, from Latin re-, here probably an intensive prefix, + negare "deny" (see deny). Meaning "change one's mind" is from 1784. Related: Reneged; reneging.