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What is another word for retreats?

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Noun
Plural for an act of moving back or withdrawing
“The troops would make their retreat in the midst of heavy bombardment.”
Noun
Plural for a quiet or secluded place in which one can rest and relax
“The treehouse offers a quiet retreat overlooking the forest canopy.”
Noun
Plural for a period or place of seclusion for the purposes of prayer and meditation
“She discovered that John had secretly gone into retreat to clear his mind.”
Noun
Plural for the act of altering one's opinion about something
“The opposition welcomed the prime minister's retreat on the tax issue.”
Verb
To retreat from something frightening or dangerous
“With winter coming, Napoleon realizes that his invasion has stalled, forcing his retreat from Russia.”
Verb
To ebb or flow out
“The ice will begin to retreat during the warmer periods.”
Verb
To alter one's opinion about something
“The government chose to retreat over the unpopular proposal.”
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