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retract
used in Wuthering Heights

3 uses
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Definition
to move back or in — such as an airplane's landing gear

or:

to take back something previously said — such as a promise or opinion
  • You have pledged your word, and cannot retract.'
    Chapter 9 (26% in)
  • If you doubt, encourage her to retract her word, and you'll have an opportunity of judging!'
    Chapter 27 (83% in)
  • 'I'll not retract my word,' said Catherine.
    Chapter 27 (84% in)

There are no more uses of "retract" in Wuthering Heights.

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