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retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
composure - mental calmness
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road