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Definitionto move away or diminish
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- He could still hear the receding drone.Chapter 8 (21% in)
- Then came a new and louder droning roar and three more Heinkel one-elevens showed coming steeply, stiffly, lower yet, crossing in rigid formation, their pounding roar approaching in crescendo to an absolute of noise and then receding as they passed the clearing.Chapter 8 (12% in)
- A cloud of smoke drifted over the last ridge that he could see in the high country and the planes were three steadily receding specks in the sky.Chapter 28 (2% in)
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