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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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backward

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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