Thesaurus / turning back
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The messenger impressed upon my men the necessity of turning back and implored them not to run any risk by accompanying me.

Turning back, he said eagerly, "Will our good friend answer all my questions when I go into the sky?"

No thought of turning back, no particular fear, no great exultation, simply a keeping straight on.

Turning back to sea, he looked again for the blinking green arrow.

Sign of the Green ArrowRoy J. (Roy Judson) Snell

Without speaking or turning back, she moved across the room, as though sleep walking.

Circle of FlightRichard Stockham

After this day there was no turning back from bloodshed, and no American ever again spoke of Britain by the endearing name.

Turning back into the apartment, he swept his eyes round for anything that would serve as a rope.

Turning back to the kiosque, he saw that the paper was on sale without his having seen it brought there.

"Yes," I answered, turning back into the road and following a buggy.

The JucklinsOpie Read

"That is what I mean," said the general manager, turning back to his desk.

Empire BuildersFrancis Lynde

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