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retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)