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retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
indubitable - unable to be doubted; which cannot be doubted; unquestionable
philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
clique - small exclusive group of people
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle