Definition of Backpedals

1. Verb. (third-person singular of backpedal) ¹



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Definition of Backpedals

1. backpedal [v] - See also: backpedal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backpedals

backpacked
backpacker
backpackers
backpacking
backpacking tent
backpacks
backpass
backpasses
backpay
backpays
backpedal
backpedaled
backpedaling
backpedalled
backpedalling
backpedals (current term)
backpiece
backpieces
backplane
backplanes
backplate
backplates
backport
backported
backporting
backports
backpressure
backpressures
backprojection
backpropagate

Literary usage of Backpedals

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1. Weaving the Net: Conditional Engagement with China by James Shinn (1996)
"... strict reciprocity on trade issues, including selective trade sanctions, when Beijing is uncooperative in negotiations or backpedals on agreements. ..."

2. Unauthorized "Half-Blood Prince" Update: News and Speculation about Harry by W. Frederick Zimmerman (2004)
"The fact she “backpedals” (to stay undercover) whenever someone starts catching on to her (may not be evident in this batch of logs). ..."

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