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backing out

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Synonyms for backing out

verb withdraw
  • 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

More words related to backing out

cold feet

noun. loss of nerve preventing completion of an action
  • anxiety
  • apprehension
  • backing out
  • chicken heart
  • doubt
  • faint heart
  • fear
  • fear of carrying out an activity
  • reservations
  • second thoughts
  • timidity
  • weak knees
  • white feather
  • yellow streak
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