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retreated

verb
past tense of retreat

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1 to move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable)
  • we retreated to the safety of the cellar at the first sign of the tornado

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2 to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening
  • the untried soldiers retreated in humiliating disarray almost as soon as the enemy's onslaught began

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