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back away

verb

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to move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable)
  • backed away from the snake very slowly and carefully

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The first known use of back away was in 1833

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“Back away.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/back%20away. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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