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“The sensation these objects presented receded as their cost increased,” notes Rabinowitz.

But while his public profile receded, his private life blossomed.

But then, once this swelling tide has receded, what happens?

It was the hippest square show on television, even as it has since largely receded from view.

When the flood waters receded, Noah built an altar and offered God a sacrifice.

As I receded, the watery veil would disappear, and as I approached it would again take form.

Belfast and the County Down receded into the past; and shall I confess it?

But here, as at Pevensey, the sea receded several miles, destroying Winchelsea's harbor.

Suitable marks, or graduations, on the sides of the vessel served to indicate the lapse of time as the water gradually receded.

The wall of rock receded, and the slope became less steep in front of them.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to receded, such as: reduce, fade, ebb, wane, dwindle, and lessen.

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