GRE: Withdrawal/Retreat

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Abeyance

temporary cessation or suspension

Abjure

formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure

Abnegation

renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others

Abortive

failing to accomplish an intended result

Abrogate

revoke formally

Decamp

leave suddenly

Demur

take exception to

Recant

formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure

Recidivism

habitual relapse into crime

Remission

the act of absolving or remitting

Renege

fail to fulfill a promise or obligation

Rescind

to repeal, cancel

Retrograde

move back

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