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turns back

verb
present tense third-person singular of turn back

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to drive back
  • a cavalry charge that was turned back by withering fire

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“Turns back.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/turns%20back. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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