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recede
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A Christmas Carol
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  • It was a strange figure—like a child: yet not so like a child as like an old man, viewed through some supernatural medium, which gave him the appearance of having receded from the view, and being diminished to a child’s proportions.

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  • Her unhappy childhood memories receded as she grew older.
  • The pain is beginning to recede.

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