Thesaurus / retreats

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He retreats frightened and discouraged, and whines for help.

The CatPhilip M. Rule

He now retreats quietly behind the guns, and the sport begins.

Man's nature is not always to advance; it has its advances and retreats.

Pascal's PensesBlaise Pascal

Look at the orbit of Jupiter, to which Encke's comet approaches so nearly when it retreats from the sun.

The Story of the HeavensRobert Stawell Ball

This arm shall make an instant corpse of him who doubts, or fears, or retreats.

The RobbersFriedrich Schiller

Vincent retreats at quick march along the lake shore towards what is now Hamilton.

She could hear the rabbits and squirrels scurrying back into their retreats.

In 1762, the faculty consisted of thirteen members, besides the four Fathers engaged in the adjoining house of retreats.

Jochanaan repulses her and retreats once more to his cistern.

The OperaR.A. Streatfeild

An army deficient in cavalry rarely obtains a great victory, and finds its retreats extremely difficult.

The Art of WarBaron Henri de Jomini

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