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recede
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David Copperfield
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  • As the receding wave swept back with a hoarse roar, it seemed to scoop out deep caves in the beach, as if its purpose were to undermine the earth.
  • He seemed neither to advance nor to recede.

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

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