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The unpleasant after-effects of an event
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“The backwash from the affair has spooked investors, concerned that more US corporations may have used flattering accounting methods to overstate their historic profitability.”
The motion of receding waves
“Occasionally, two or three waves stack on top of each other, and the backwash is sucked into the breaking waves, spraying white foam 25 feet into the sky.”
A strong negative reaction by a large number of people, especially to a social or political development
A commotion or state of disorder or unrest
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