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  1. climb downverb


  2. climb downverb

    To descend by climbing.

    It took 4 hours to climb up, and just 2 to climb down.


  3. climb downverb

    To abandon, withdraw from, or soften a previously expressed opinion, argument, etc.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. withdrawal, backdown, climb-downverb

    a retraction of a previously held position

    drug withdrawal, onanism, backdown, climb-down, detachment, coitus interruptus, withdrawal method, withdrawal, pulling out, secession

  2. alight, climb downverb

    come down

    "the birds alighted"

    perch, light, alight

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  1. Mariana Fulger:

    Life – a sort of a plate of real-imaginary from which I nibble together with the birds of light and darkness, with the poor and well-to-do of the world at grains of to be once rough (like sharp stones), other times more like the pulp of pomegranates and ripe figs; stairs I have to climb in myself and climb down… to sometimes walk along the roads of infinity, other times, how many, to stop before the first step, waiting for the path home…

  2. Richard Giragosian:

    It seems unlikely that anyone except the parties to the conflict themselves can climb down and step back from the brink, but a return to normalcy and a real de-escalation seems unlikely.

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