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falling back

noun as in fallback

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We always seem to be on the precipice of falling back into recession.

You are, young people of the Maidan, to keep your brothers to the east from falling back under the boot of empire.

The price surged to $45 before falling back to close at $38.23.

To this, Chambliss had no real answer, falling back on the talking points about taxes and growth.

But propaganda aside, though, there is statistical reality to the idea that Texas is rising and California is falling back.

"You said you would not come till I had taken the world by the shoulders," gasped Leo, falling back.

In their case, I remember that people said they were falling back on their own reserves; but that was pure scandal, of course.

They had continued falling back until they were certain they were not pursued.

In any case it was received in silence, the applause that was ready falling back on itself, inconsistent and absurd.

Oh, no, said Tootles, falling back on sarcasm as he felt himself crumbling weakly; I came here expressly to beg you to refrain.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fall back, such as: recede, withdraw, back, draw back, give back, and recoil.

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