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retract
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Persuasion
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  • Could Anne have foreseen such a junction, she would have staid at home; but, from some feelings of interest and curiosity, she fancied now that it was too late to retract, and the whole six set forward together in the direction chosen by the Miss Musgroves, who evidently considered the walk as under their guidance.
  • Of what he had then written, nothing was to be retracted or qualified.

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

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