Thesaurus / recede

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Like a great wave coming to its flood, the armed host of the Confederacy was moving to break at Gettysburg and recede.
CHARLES CARLETON COFFINWILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS, D. D.
Sirius seems to recede from the ecliptic about two minutes per century.
As we revolve in our orbit we approach or recede any given star, and our rate of motion being known we thus obtain a second test.
THE BEAUTIES OF NATURESIR JOHN LUBBOCK
He doubted this and thought Britain would be indisposed to recede.
As might be reasonably expected, this maximum of heat is so much less considerable as we recede from the focus.
You can not retrace your steps, nor recede in the development of your being; neither can you stand still.
As they recede in the distance they must have a higher position, so that every one will be seen.
Allow the attentions and distractions of the moment to recede as you create quietude.
Long lines of pink fire ran level with the eastern horizon, which appeared to recede as day brightened.
His jaw seemed to shoot forward, his eyes to contract and recede.
WIDE COURSESJAMES BRENDAN CONNOLLY

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