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::: retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
::: fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
::: filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
::: proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
::: nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
::: marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
::: marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat