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adjective as in end

adjective as in from earlier time

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noun as in end part

verb as in put in reverse direction

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Think back to the Bush-Kerry race of 2004, the Thrilla in Vanilla.

Back in New York, the slow pace and inward focus of her yoga practice was less fulfilling.

Music is a huge part of the tone of Black Dynamite overall—going back to the original 2009 movie on which the series is based.

The al Qaeda-linked gunmen shot back, but only managed to injure one officer before they were taken out.

So, Islamized teaching sends girls back home for marriage and housework, and remains exclusively for boys.

I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.

Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.

The boys were tumbling about, clinging to his legs, imploring that numerous things be brought back to them.

With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.

She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.


On this page you'll find 238 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to back, such as: backward, behind, final, following, hind, and posterior.

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