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recede
used in Lonesome Dove

2 uses
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Definition
to move away or diminish

(see word notes for more detailed definitions based on context)
  • The waters were rapidly receding.
    Chapters 95-96 (6% in)
  • When the redness receded and he opened his eyes again, he heard a piano playing in the distance.
    Chapters 95-96 (34% in)

There are no more uses of "recede" in Lonesome Dove.

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