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retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
evince - show clearly
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
concordat - formal agreement
militant - combative; bellicose; N.
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink