variants or sternwards
as in backwards
near, toward, or in the stern of a ship or the tail of an aircraft a flight attendant hurried sternward to attend to the disturbance

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“Sternward.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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