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Noun
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 into the sky.”
Noun
The (usually unpleasant) after-effects of an event or action
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“And I'd be surprised if some of the backwash of that hasn't carried into the international arena.”
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An angry or negative reaction to an event or action
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A commotion or state of disorder or unrest
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