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insightful - discerning; perceptive
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
leonine - like a lion
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
discrete - separate; unconnected
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment