Thesaurus / back out
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He had gone too far to back out immediately, so he resolved to stay a while, and then get out as best he could.

Frank Merriwell's ChumsBurt L. Standish

He had anticipated the visit for weeks, but now as he was on the verge of starting he was ready to back out.

When we got back out to the spotel, though, I could see there was something wrong by the look on Jim's face.

The Love of Frank NineteenDavid Carpenter Knight

However, it now was too late to back out, even if my desire to know the end of this matter allowed of it.

The Maid of SkerRichard Doddridge Blackmore

"So Banney, right out of old blue-grassy Kentucky, is going to back out of here and go with you," the colonel remarked.

Vanguards of the PlainsMargaret McCarter

His comrades have re-enlisted, and he is not the boy to back out.

The Boys of '61Charles Carleton Coffin.

You mean he might not be so eager to back out of his engagements.

The Divine FireMay Sinclair

If I were to back out of it now, she would have reason to despise me, would she not?'

It was even doubtful if he could back out after having penetrated a short distance into the winze.

Shakespeare would occasionally knock the back out of the stage with a window opening on the ‘cloud-capp’d towers.

Ancient Art and RitualJane Ellen Harrison

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