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  Words related to retraction

Related / Similar Words: abjuration, recantation

 

Definition:
  • the act of pulling or holding or drawing a part back; "the retraction of the landing gear"; "retraction of the foreskin";
  • a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion;

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    Hyponyms: withdrawal, backdown, climb-down

     

    Derivational Morphology: draw in, retract, abjure, recant, forswear, resile

     

    Anagrams: recreation, recitation, concertina

     

     
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