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retract
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Emma
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  • CHAPTER XV Emma was not required, by any subsequent discovery, to retract her ill opinion of Mrs. Elton.
  • It was by no means her object to have it believed that her sister was not a fine lady; perhaps there was want of spirit in the pretence of it;—and she was considering in what way she had best retract, when Mr. Weston went on.
  • I hope you do not retract what you then said.

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  • The cat retracted her claws.
  • She retracted her earlier statements after getting to know him better.

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