Sentence Examples

  • Her spirits did a roller coaster as she desperately watched his retreating back, and then comprehended his words.
  • When we'd finished, he remained with the women instead of retreating upstairs.
  • The French, retreating in 1812--though according to tactics they should have separated into detachments to defend themselves--congregated into a mass because the spirit of the army had so fallen that only the mass held the army together.
  • He stepped away from her, retreating to the bedroom area.
  • Taran turned on his heel, retreating into the squat building once more.

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