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recede
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The Two Towers
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  • But the wind had shifted to the north, and already the storm that had come out of the East was receding, rolling away southward to the sea.
  • The darkness receded from it until it seemed to shine in the centre of a globe of airy crystal, and the hand that held it sparkled with white fire.
  • Presently the voices began to recede again, and then they slowly faded away.
  • Day was opening in the sky, and they saw that the mountains were now much further off, receding eastward in a long curve that was lost in the distance.
  • Sam heard the sound of feet receding.

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

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