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used in Angelfall

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to move away or diminish (become less)
The exact meaning of recede depends upon its context. For example:
  • "We can't move back in until the floodwaters recede." — diminish and move away
  • "Her fear receded." — diminished
  • "The waves first advance and then recede." — move away
  • "The news story receded into the background as it was replaced by new stories." — received diminished attention
  • "a receding hairline" — diminished hair (each year the line where hair stops growing is higher)
  • But I take it as a sign that the pain from the stinger must be receding if there's room for me to feel other sensations like smoke irritation.
    p. 272.0
  • The buzz of the party breaks into bits of conversation as a couple of men approach the bathroom, then recede into background noise as they leave the area.
    p. 202.9

There are no more uses of "recede" in Angelfall.

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