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 for back away
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  back away
      v 1: make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity;
           "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He
           backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive
           investment company pulled in its horns" [syn: retreat,
           pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish
           out, pull in one's horns, withdraw]

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