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There are fewer signs, though, that the other four non-retiring moderates might be vulnerable in a primary.

I was thinking about retiring from modeling, but spending that time with them rekindled that bug.

He had been a Union carpenter for 30 years before retiring and devoting himself to nature photography.

That said, this particularly retiring writer has received a poisonous gift from the Nobel committee.

Pope Francis said he would definitely consider stepping down, saying his predecessor has opened the door to retiring.

Maupin is running to replace retiring Rep. Ed Pastor in the August 26 primary.

There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.

And, incidentally, to encourage retiring and diffident lady interviewers.

Bruce probably kept him under observation, retiring before him beyond the Forth, and not attempting to bar his progress to Perth.

Now, there cant be anything much more retiring than the turtleor me.

In his fits of resentful sullenness, he hinted an intention of retiring from the Court.

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On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to retiring, such as: humble, quiet, reserved, restrained, shrinking, and withdrawing.

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