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hang back

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  • verbbe reluctant
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Synonyms for hang back

verb be reluctant
  • drop back
  • drop behind
  • hang fire
  • hang off
  • hold back
  • hold off
  • hover
  • lag behind
  • pause
  • procrastinate
  • shrink back
  • shy away
  • stay back
  • stick
  • straggle
  • trail

Antonyms for hang back

  • forge ahead
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to hang back

crawl

verb. move very slowly
  • clamber
  • creep
  • drag
  • drag oneself along
  • go on all fours
  • go on belly
  • grovel
  • hang back
  • inch
  • lag
  • loiter along
  • lollygag
  • move at snail's pace
  • move on hands and knees
  • plod
  • poke
  • pull oneself along
  • scrabble
  • slide
  • slither
  • squirm
  • worm
  • wriggle
  • writhe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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