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OTHER WORDS FROM retractre·tract·a·ble, re·tract·i·ble, adjectivere·tract·a·bil·i·ty, re·tract·i·bil·i·ty, nounre·trac·ta·tion [ree-trak-tey-shuhn], /ˌri trækˈteɪ ʃən/, nounun·re·tract·a·ble, adjective
How to use retract in a sentence
Also visible were parts of the phallotheca, a pouch that holds the uninflated, retracted phallus.Feast your eyes on this 50-million-year-old assassin bug and its exquisite genitalia|Kate Baggaley|January 20, 2021|Popular-Science
Newsmax even aired a nearly two-minute “clarification” retracting nearly all of its stolen-election claims.It’s time to raise the cost of spreading conspiracy theories|Matthew Heimer|January 14, 2021|Fortune
For instance, the display is a curved, 60-inch screen that would retract into the back of the chair when it’s not in use.
With the screen retracted and the desk tucked away, it’s a typical chair ready for playing console games with a controller or even smartphone use.
The publication has since retracted its story, but before it disappeared, it had been shared 87,800 times on Twitter and 89,700 times on Facebook, according to Zignal.How an internet lie about the Capitol invasion turned into an instant conspiracy theory|Bobbie Johnson|January 7, 2021|MIT Technology Review