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synonyms for going back on

  • abandon
  • be unfaithful
  • betray
  • desert
  • forsake
  • leave in the lurch
  • renege
  • repudiate
  • retract
  • return
  • revert
  • run out on
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antonyms for going back on

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  • keep
  • promise
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How to use going back on in a sentence

I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The boys were tumbling about, clinging to his legs, imploring that numerous things be brought back to them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Drowned every few seconds by our tremendous salvoes, this more nervous noise crept back insistently into our ears in the interval.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
"I don't know whether I am going to like this or not--this coming to live in town," thought the little pig.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
All my musical studies till now have been a mere going to school, a preparation for him.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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WORDS RELATED TO GOING BACK ON

  • abrogation
  • absconding
  • apostasy
  • avoidance
  • backsliding
  • betrayal
  • castoff
  • defecting
  • departing
  • departure
  • derelict
  • dereliction
  • disaffection
  • disavowal
  • disavowing
  • divorce
  • elusion
  • escape
  • evasion
  • falling away
  • falseness
  • flight
  • forsaking
  • going back on
  • leaving
  • perfidy
  • recreancy
  • rejection
  • relinquishment
  • renunciation
  • repudiation
  • resignation
  • retirement
  • retreat
  • running out on
  • secession
  • tergiversation
  • treachery
  • truancy
  • withdrawal
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