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synonyms for backset

  • disappointment
  • discouragement
  • downfall
  • lapse
  • meltdown
  • relapse
  • reversal
  • reverse
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How to use backset in a sentence

Still well, but sit out in the cool air too long, and take a slight backset.
LIFE AND LABORS OF ELDER JOHN KLINE, THE MARTYR MISSIONARYJOHN KLINE
So Thad determined that should they meet with another backset, he was bound to put the matter before his chums in its true light.
THE BOY SCOUTS ON WAR TRAILS IN BELGIUMHERBERT CARTER
If you find anything that will enable me to give that gentleman a financial backset Ill see that you get a handsome reward.
THE MAKING OF BOBBY BURNITGEORGE RANDOLPH CHESTER
The water is backset by a mill-dam for two miles, forming a small lake.
HISTORIC WATERWAYS--SIX HUNDRED MILES OF CANOEING DOWN THE ROCK, FOX, AND WISCONSIN RIVERSREUBEN GOLD THWAITES
Its backset, however, is caught in the yawning mouth of the race.
HISTORIC WATERWAYS--SIX HUNDRED MILES OF CANOEING DOWN THE ROCK, FOX, AND WISCONSIN RIVERSREUBEN GOLD THWAITES
The rascals had had one backset, but this move seemed likely to more than make up for it.
MOTOR MATT'S DARING RESCUESTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
One pool, a backset, was known as the Idiot's Delight, because any one could catch fish there.
THE FORESTSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
The backset to his ambition made him more sleepless than ever, bringing on frequent attacks of asthma.
THE FAITH DOCTOREDWARD EGGLESTON
This was certainly a big "backset," and one they had not dreamed of.
NO MOSSHARRY CASTLEMON
"There is no possible chance for any backset this time," said the lieutenant.
NO MOSSHARRY CASTLEMON
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