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 for Retreating
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 Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  45 Moby Thesaurus words for "retreating":
     boat-shaped, boatlike, bowl-shaped, bowllike, cavelike, cavernous,
     concave, concaved, craterlike, cup-shaped, cupped, cymbiform,
     declining, diminishing, dish-shaped, dished, dishing, dishlike,
     dwindling, dying, ebbing, fading, funnel-breasted, funnel-chested,
     funnel-shaped, hollow, hollowed, incurved, incurving, incurvous,
     infundibular, infundibuliform, navicular, naviform, receding,
     retiring, saucer-shaped, scaphoid, scyphate, shrinking, sinking,
     spoonlike, sunk, sunken, waning
  
  

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