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Verb
Go or move back or further away from a previous position
“… resistance from native forces was greater than expected, and the invading army was forced to fall back.”
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Fail to keep up with another or others in movement or development
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To hasten away from something dangerous or frightening
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To go back along the same route one has just travelled
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To relapse into bad ways or error
Verb
Depart to another place in search of quiet or privacy
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To avoid proceeding through reluctance
Verb
Sink into a sitting, kneeling, or lying position
Verb
To go after or on the track of
Noun
A stock or store of money or valued objects, typically one that is secret or carefully guarded
Noun
A person or thing that takes the place of another
Adjective
Being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials
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