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::: residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
::: retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
::: amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
::: waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
::: hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
::: requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
::: galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
::: grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
::: deign - condescend; stoop
::: unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration