Sentence Examples

  • She beat a hasty retreat down the hallway, and paused breathlessly in the middle of her bedroom.
  • According to the hurried phone call Quinn has spent the last three months at this water side retreat writing a paper on some obscure theoretical principal.
  • "I'll get the car started," Howie said as he beat a hasty retreat outside, thereby ducking any chance of interrogation and leaving behind four bewildered minds, seething with curiosity.
  • She watched him retreat, desire burning within her.
  • She felt the urge to retreat to her room and stay there until he left again.

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