Thesaurus / retract
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Once the plastic sticks, one for each sample, are retracted and sealed in a bag marked “biohazard,” the residents are hustled out of the facility.
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I do not retract my word, Malcolm; but I am bound, by an early promise to my father, never to enter the doors of a gaming-house.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
Then something that he had heard came back to him, and brought a sudden frown to his face, but it was too late to retract.
Some time afterward, turning an expressive look, he said again, "I retract that expression."
This tragedy is bad, and I do not retract a single word of what I have said about it; but the actress is admirable.
QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
By such means it was not difficult to extort admissions which the prisoner was likely to retract at a subsequent time.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
WORDS RELATED TO RETRACT
- be against
- break with
- cast off
- cut off
- fly in the face of
- turn down
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