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withdrawing

verb
present participle of withdraw

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1 to move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable)
  • the army was forced to withdraw from the line of battle

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3 to take away from a place or position
  • withdrew her hand from the table

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“Withdrawing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/withdrawing. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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