13 terms

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