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4. Inf. talk back, back-talk, Inf. answer back, Inf. sass, SI. give [s.o.] lip.
-n. 5. answer, reply, response, replication, acknowledgment; rejoinder, return, repartee, sally, comeback, snappy comeback, barb, zinger,
Inf. backchat; witty reply, quip, mot, bon mot.
6. retaliation, reciprocation, measure for measure, like for like, tit for tat,
Latin, quid pro quo; countermeasure, counterstroke, counterblow, counterattack; All Law. surrebuttal, surrebutter, surrejoinder.
7. rebuttal, counterclaim, counterstatement, counterblast.
8. back talk,
Inf. sass, Inf sauce, SI. lip, SI. mouth,

retouch, v. touch up, brush up, furbish; rework, revamp, renovate, refurbish, recondition, refresh.

retract1, v. draw back or in, pull back or in, withdraw, abduce, Physiol, abduct, Dentistry, retrude.

retract2, v. 1. disavow, recant, unsay, withdraw, take back, Inf. eat or swallow one's words; deny, gainsay, renounce, forswear, abjure; repudiate, disclaim disown; back down or out of, renege, backtrack, backpedal, shift one's ground, Inf. flip-flop, about-face, do an about-face, change one's mind, tergiversate.
2. revoke, annul, disannul, nullify, void, declare null and void, cancel; rescind, recall, repeal, dissolve, abolish, abrogate; reverse, override, overrule, set aside, quash, countermand, counterorder,

retraction, n. 1. disavowal, recantation, unsaying, withdrawal, taking back, retractation; palinode; denial, renunciation, abjuration; repudiation, disclaimer, disowning; reversal, Inf. flip-flop, backtracking, back-pedaling, tergiversation.
2. revocation, annulment, disannulment, nullification, voidance, cancellation; rescission, repeal, dissolution, abolition, abolishment, abrogation,

retreat, n. 1. (all usu. of armed forces) strategic withdrawal, countermarch, volte-face, recoil, pullout, rout, evacuation, exodus, stampede, katabasis.
2. departure, flight, hegira, escape, getaway.
3. backing away, reversal, about-face, turnabout,
Inf. flip-flop, backtracking, back-pedaling, retraction, disavowal.
4. receding, recession, retrocession; ebb, reflux, refluence; falling back, regression, retrogression, relapse, reversion, retrogradation.
5. retirement, withdrawal, seclusion, isolation, solitude, privacy; rustication; concealment, obscurity, exile, separation, reclusion; recess, rest, respite, sabbatical.
6. refuge, haven, asylum, shelter, sanctuary, sanctum sanctorum, ark, covert, hermitage, hideaway; cloister, monastery, friary, abbey, priory, convent, nunnery.
7. cabin, cottage, cot, hut, bungalow, shack, shanty; villa, lodge; den, lair, hibernaculum, hibernacle; nest, aerie, perch, roost; cell, study, library,
Brit, snuggery.
8. fortress, fastness, stronghold, keep; dugout, bivouac.
-v. 9.
(usu. of troops) recoil, flee, take flight, turn tail, beat a retreat; pull or drop back, give way, give or lose ground, back away or off, fall back.
10. escape, make off, cut and run, make a getaway, get clear of, take to one's heels, show a clean pair of heels, give [s.o.] the slip.
11. depart, leave, go off, withdraw; decamp, evacuate, vacate.
12. recede, slope backward, move back, retrocede, retire, ebb.

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