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rabble - mob; noisy crowd
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken