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backward

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1 directed, turned, or done toward the back
  • A backward turn on ice skates is hard to learn because you can't see where you're going.
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2 not comfortable around people
  • Curiously, the quiet, backward man opened up when around other introverts.
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variants: or backwards

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1 toward the rear
  • Looking backward, we could see the town receding in the distance.
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2 toward the opposite direction
  • The loud noise prompted him to glance backward to see what was happening.
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