Synonyms for backdown

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The "minute-men" declared Mr. Toombs' letter was a backdown.

It looks first-rate to a fellow that hasn't got any backdown in him.

Hard words and a wrangle followed, but Smith did not change expression, and there was a backdown.

Mr. Greeley's "On to Richmond" backdown was not more sad to me, not half so sad.

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