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 for Retreated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Retreat \Re*treat"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Retreated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Retreating.]
     To make a retreat; to retire from any position or place; to
     withdraw; as, the defeated army retreated from the field.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The rapid currents drive
           Towards the retreating sea their furious tide.
                                                    --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  retreated
      n 1: people who have retreated; "he had only contempt for the
           retreated"

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