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Crossword Solver Solutions for: ???RACT

attract

attract
(n.) Attraction.
(v. t.) To draw to, or cause to tend to; esp. to cause to approach, adhere, or combine; or to cause to resist divulsion, separation, or decomposition.
(v. t.) To draw by influence of a moral or emotional kind; to engage or fix, as the mind, attention, etc.; to invite or allure; as, to attract admirers.

charact

charact
(n.) A distinctive mark; a character; a letter or sign. [Obs.] See Character.

detract

detract
(v. i.) To take away a part or something, especially from one's credit; to lessen reputation; to derogate; to defame; -- often with from.
(v. t.) To take away; to withdraw.
(v. t.) To take credit or reputation from; to defame.

extract

extract
(n.) That which is extracted or drawn out.
(n.) A portion of a book or document, separately transcribed; a citation; a quotation.
(n.) A decoction, solution, or infusion made by drawing out from any substance that which gives it its essential and characteristic virtue; essence; as, extract of beef; extract of dandelion; also, any substance so extracted, and characteristic of that from which it is obtained; as, quinine is the most important extract of Peruvian bark.
(n.) A solid preparation obtained by evaporating a solution of a drug, etc., or the fresh juice of a plant; -- distinguished from an abstract. See Abstract, n., 4.
(n.) A peculiar principle once erroneously supposed to form the basis of all vegetable extracts; -- called also the extractive principle.
(n.) Extraction; descent.
(n.) A draught or copy of writing; certified copy of the proceedings in an action and the judgement therein, with an order for execution.
(v. t.) To draw out or forth; to pull out; to remove forcibly from a fixed position, as by traction or suction, etc.; as, to extract a tooth from its socket, a stump from the earth, a splinter from the finger.
(v. t.) To withdraw by expression, distillation, or other mechanical or chemical process; as, to extract an essence. Cf. Abstract, v. t., 6.
(v. t.) To take by selection; to choose out; to cite or quote, as a passage from a book.

infract

infract
(a.) Not broken or fractured; unharmed; whole.
(v. t.) To break; to infringe.

overact

overact
(v. i.) To act more than is necessary; to go to excess in action.
(v. t.) To act or perform to excess; to exaggerate in acting; as, he overacted his part.
(v. t.) To act upon, or influence, unduly.

refract

refract
(n.) To bend sharply and abruptly back; to break off.
(n.) To break the natural course of, as rays of light orr heat, when passing from one transparent medium to another of different density; to cause to deviate from a direct course by an action distinct from reflection; as, a dense medium refrcts the rays of light as they pass into it from a rare medium.

retract

retract
(n.) The pricking of a horse's foot in nailing on a shoe.
(v. i.) To draw back; to draw up; as, muscles retract after amputation.
(v. i.) To take back what has been said; to withdraw a concession or a declaration.
(v. t.) To draw back; to draw up or shorten; as, the cat can retract its claws; to retract a muscle.
(v. t.) To withdraw; to recall; to disavow; to recant; to take back; as, to retract an accusation or an assertion.
(v. t.) To take back,, as a grant or favor previously bestowed; to revoke.