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Word: retrieve

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

More Vocab Words

::: aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
::: irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
::: probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
::: compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
::: elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
::: blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
::: avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
::: sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
::: tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
::: defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence