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retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding
promontory - headland