Thesaurus / backing out
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She had the courage of carrying off as well as of backing out.

The Awkward AgeHenry James

Could it be possible that she herself was desirous of backing out.

The LandleaguersAnthony Trollope

Mrs. Drayton was backing out of the room with a pallid face, and twitching at the string of her apron.

A Son of HagarSir Hall Caine

Backing out abruptly, he darted up to the surface close under the edge of the bank.

The Watchers of the TrailsCharles G. D. Roberts

There is no backing out now, for the convention will be held next week—then for the result.

Miser Farebrother is bound to me, and there shall be no backing out.

Miser Farebrother (vol 2 of 3)Benjamin Leopold Farjeon

Dimly, he heard the gear of the car reversed, and knew that the limousine was backing out from the courtyard.

The Yellow ClawSax Rohmer

There was no backing out of a thing when once it was begun—not with Vi Bunker!

"You can't beat Ed, you fellows," added the old man, backing out at the door.

Windy McPherson's SonSherwood Anderson

Captain Gray asked me, when backing out, which crossing I would make.

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