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ن ك ص
General Root Meaning
to fall back, retreat, withdraw from, desist, lose (in trade), turn back, refrain.
   tankiṣūna   (1)

Verily, were My Verses recited to you, but you used (to) on your heels turn back

   nakaṣa   (1)

And when made fair-seeming to them the Shaitaan their deeds and he said, "No (one) (can) overcome [to] you today from the people and indeed, I am a neighbor for you." But when came in sight the two forces he turned away on his heels and said, "Indeed, I am free of you. Indeed, I see what not (do) you see, indeed, I [I] fear Allah. And Allah (is) severe (in) the penalty."

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