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back away

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of back away

  1. to move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable) backed away from the snake very slowly and carefully Synonyms retreat, drop back, fall back, pull out, recede, retire, withdrawRelated Words flee, fly; flinch, recoil, shrink; chicken (out); bow out; back down, backpedal, backtrack, climb down; detach, disengage, disentangle, pull away; abandon, depart, evacuate, go, leave, quit, vacateNear Antonyms beard, brave, brazen, breast, confront, dare, defy, face, outbraveAntonyms advance



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