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retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
omnipresent - universally present; ubiquitous
atypical - not normal; not typical
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification