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Word: retrieve

Definition: recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation


More Vocab Words

::: squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
::: foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
::: anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
::: adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
::: distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
::: interminable - endless
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
::: secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
::: natation - swimming