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retract
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Candide
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  • "I am still of my first opinion," answered Pangloss, "for I am a philosopher and I cannot retract, especially as Leibnitz could never be wrong; and besides, the pre-established harmony is the finest thing in the world, and so is his plenum and materia subtilis."

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

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