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retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
document - provide written evidence (for a claim); record with documents; N.
browbeat - bully; intimidate
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
deluge - flood; rush; V.
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance