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synonyms for back out

  • back down
  • cancel
  • give up
  • renege
  • surrender
  • avoid
  • back pedal
  • beg off
  • blow it off
  • chicken out
  • cop out
  • get cold feet
  • go back on
  • recant
  • resign
  • scratch
  • shy from
  • throw in the towel
  • weasel out
  • welsh
  • wiggle out
  • worm out
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How to use back out in a sentence

And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Liszt looked at it, and to her fright and dismay cried out in a fit of impatience, "No, I won't hear it!"
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The boys were tumbling about, clinging to his legs, imploring that numerous things be brought back to them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
"There's just one thing I'd like to ask, if you don't mind," said Cynthia, coming suddenly out of a brown study.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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WORDS RELATED TO BACK OUT

  • back out
  • desert
  • disown
  • forsake
  • jilt
  • leave
  • leave behind
  • quit
  • reject
  • renounce
  • throw over
  • walk out on
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