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English verb: back away

1. back away (communication) make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

SamplesWe'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him.
He backed out of his earlier promise.
The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns.

Synonymsback out, crawfish, crawfish out, pull back, pull in one's horns, retreat, withdraw

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Verb groupdraw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retire, retreat, withdraw

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