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retract
used in The Hidden Oracle

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Definition
to take back; or to move back or in
in various senses, including:
  • to take back something previously said — such as a promise or opinion
  • to move back or in — such as an airplane's landing gear, or pulling your hand back after being burned
  • in surgery, the use of a medical instrument to draw skin or an organ back out of the way
  • Meg's blades retracted, once again becoming gold rings on her middle fingers.
    p. 268.0

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