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adverb as in toward the rear

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Practically, there is no noticeable rearward pushback [because] the weight of the gun slows [it] down.

Here was such natural cover as a man would be likely to seek in working his way surreptitiously rearward.

He moved on without further word, and Kentucky continued his rearward journey.

The French position about Sedan was covered to rearward by the fortress.

The 12th Division was encamped at Fontenay and rearward as far as Chtenay.

Between them is the loveliest little bay; and behind them green wooded slopes rise toward the rearward mountain of the Souffrière.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rearward, such as: backward, backwards, behind, abaft, around, and astern.

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