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retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
calamity - disaster; misery
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
bountiful - generous; graciously generous; showing bounty