Thesaurus / retracted

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The maxillary palpi are retracted beneath the head and thorax.

Handbook of Medical EntomologyWilliam Albert Riley

When retracted, they form a tunnel-shaped cavity, varying in depth.

Mr. Nicol has likewise described to me two cases of insane patients, whose lips are retracted during paroxysms of rage.

What though Cobham retracted, yet he could not rest or sleep until he had confirmed it again.

In this manner, it is retracted into the bowel, but begins to descend again not long afterwards.

I saw that he trembled excessively, and gladly would I have retracted my consent; but it was too late.

SecresyE. (Eliza) Fenwick

The combustion cap had been retracted, which was a lucky break.

Accidental FlightFloyd L. Wallace

But this time he retracted it quick as lightning, and shuffled back into the room behind.

Cleg Kelly, Arab of the CityS. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett

No, dear maiden; and if the kind promise you lately made me is founded on this mistake, it may be retracted.

Agnes of SorrentoHarriet Beecher Stowe

The tongue is so long that when retracted it coils up inside the head.

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