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::: retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
::: kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
::: rendezvous - meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
::: stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
::: frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
::: peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
::: synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
::: denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
::: whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
::: prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)