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retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely