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  • She had told Morris Townsend that she would not mention him to her father, and she saw no reason to retract this vow of discretion.
  • Was it to startle her suddenly into a retractation—to take an advantage of her by dread?

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

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