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To break a promise or agreement
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“You'd better not back off on your promise to do all the planning for the big dance.”
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To back away or retreat
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Admission of being wrong
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To decrease in intensity of anger, agitation, or excitement
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To go back along the same route one has just travelled
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Leave alone
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To avoid or shirk, either by failing to perform, or by performing in a grossly insufficient, negligent, or superficial manner
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Depart to another place in search of quiet or privacy
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Go or move back or further away from a previous position
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To prevent from progress
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To come to an end
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To set free from entanglement or difficulty
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