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noun fleeing; departure

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verb put in reverse direction

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verb escape

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verb escape

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verb annul, cancel a command

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verb retract from position

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verb stop doing an activity

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verb return to earlier way of doing things

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verb pull away; split from

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verb move backward

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verb move backward

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verb move away backwards

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verb backtrack

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verb backpedal

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