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The resulting backlash was so great that Gingrich quickly apologized and took back his statement.

He later duly apologized, then took back the apology, and has since pledged never to do an interview again.

How devastated was Conan when Jay took back The Tonight Show?

Using military force and intimidation, the AUC took back areas across the country that were controlled by the rebels.

Now had it 'a' been Mark I wouldn't 'a' been so took back, for he allus was uppy and big feelin'.

With the slightly wounded who were able to travel he took back with him thirty prisoners and fifty-five horses.

They then took back all that was in the subterranean dwelling to the vessel, and departed.

They took back with them all manner of Tortirran products and nobody thought of questioning the mutual advantages of the exchange.

But he said it wouldn't be much use, fur we would likely be ketched up with and took back and hung or something, anyhow.


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On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to take back, such as: cancel, reclaim, renege, repeal, repossess, and rescind.

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