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verb as in lift, rise

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There are drive units for front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, and an assist all-wheel drive unit, and then a pair of drive units for trucks.

Bringing up the rear, the Jaguars are clearly rebuilding after purging pretty much everyone associated with their 2017 AFC title game run over the past couple of years.

The beetles start the process by releasing a mix of hot, noxious chemicals from their rear ends.

I’m right-handed and carry my knife in my right pocket, so I like my knife clips to mount to the rear of my knife’s handle, on the right side.

The big difference is that mid-drive motors apply power through the drivetrain, while hub motors do so directly through the wheel, usually the rear.

What if you just want eyes on the back of your head, you want forward and rear-facing cameras?

George Cook, a middle-age black man from the Bronx, brought up the rear.

Shouts came from the rear of the crowd for “no violence,” shouts that went largely unheeded.

At the rear end of the park is a wall or divider maybe six or seven feet high and about twice that wide.

Kitty staggered around the corner to the rear of her building, trying to make it home.

As the bright glow of a little cascade of sparks pierced the darkness, a voice in our rear called sharply: "Hands up!"

He went himself to the kitchen, which was a building apart from the cottages and lying to the rear of the house.

If we had shot 'em without discrimination, the cowards would have got bold, seein' that they weren't safer in rear than in front.

Going back we had some long range shots with the 15-inch guns at batteries in rear of Achi Baba.

So Lawrence find Harry rode ahead, the squad some fifteen or twenty paces in the rear, leisurely following.


On this page you'll find 185 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rear, such as: behind, following, hind, hinder, last, and mizzen.

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