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recede
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The Hobbit
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  • After a while, however, the river took a more southerly course and the Mountain receded again, and at last, late in the day the shores grew rocky, the river gathered all its wandering waters together into a deep and rapid flood, and they swept along at great speed.

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

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