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backpedal

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  • verbbacktrack
  • verbretrace one's step
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Synonyms for backpedal

verb backtrack
  • fall back
  • retract
  • about-face
  • back
  • change
  • rethink
  • retreat
  • retrograde
  • reverse
  • withdraw
  • retrocede

Antonyms for backpedal

  • advance
  • meet
  • remain
  • stay
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

double back

verb. retrace one's steps
  • back up
  • backpedal
  • backtrack
  • circle
  • dodge
  • loop
  • retrace one's steps
  • return
  • reverse
  • reverse path
  • turn
  • turn back
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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