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::: maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
::: retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
::: pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
::: repository - storehouse
::: resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
::: mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
::: complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
::: abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
::: ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology