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retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
euphony - sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
perturb - disturb greatly
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect