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synonyms for backdown

  • recantation
  • renunciation
  • withdrawal
  • palinode
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How to use backdown in a sentence

Mr. Greeley's "On to Richmond" backdown was not more sad to me, not half so sad.
THE LIFE AND WORK OF SUSAN B. ANTHONY (VOLUME 1 OF 2)IDA HUSTED HARPER
Hard words and a wrangle followed, but Smith did not change expression, and there was a backdown.
WHISPERING SMITHFRANK H. SPEARMAN
It looks first-rate to a fellow that hasn't got any backdown in him.
ROMANCE OF CALIFORNIA LIFEJOHN HABBERTON
The "minute-men" declared Mr. Toombs' letter was a backdown.
ROBERT TOOMBSPLEASANT A. STOVALL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BACKDOWN

  • backdown
  • palinode
  • recantation
  • renunciation
  • withdrawal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.