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retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
orator - public speaker
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
jocund - merry
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
gibberish - nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.