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synonyms for come from behind

  • enliven
  • improve
  • invigorate
  • recover
  • recuperate
  • refresh
  • surge
  • bounce back
  • brace up
  • come along
  • come around
  • get act together
  • get back in shape
  • get better
  • get second wind
  • grow stronger
  • make a comeback
  • perk up
  • pick up
  • pull through
  • regain strength
  • shape up
  • snap out of it
  • turn around
  • turn things around

antonyms for come from behind

MOST RELEVANT
  • bore
  • damage
  • decline
  • deteriorate
  • dull
  • enervate
  • worsen
  • disperse
  • divide
  • lose
  • regress
  • scatter
  • weaken
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How to use come from behind in a sentence

In their shelter, Brion and Ulv crouched low and wondered why the attack didn't come.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
More soldiers crowded into the cave and Professor-Commander Krafft came in behind them.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
One of the simplest of these childish tricks is the invention of an excuse for not instantly obeying a command, as "Come here!"
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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