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  1. back up, back off, back down(verb)

    move backwards from a certain position

    "The bully had to back down"

    Synonyms:
    back, choke off, foul, clog, chicken out, back up, bow out, support, back down, clog up, congest, pull out, choke

  2. chicken out, back off, pull out, back down, bow out(verb)

    remove oneself from an obligation

    "He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved"

    Synonyms:
    pull, pull up, extract, chicken out, back up, bow out, draw out, withdraw, back down, take out, get out, draw, pull out

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#148support
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#9718foul
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