recede :

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ri seed

  • v  pull back or move away or backward
  • v  retreat
  • v  become faint or more distant
    the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older

  • Though the waters had started to recede this week, aid organizations anticipate pockets of flooding will remain for months.
  • Physics, engineering and scientific inspiration begin to recede in importance as lawyers take center stage.
  • In which that same tidal gold-rush can recede in a panic of keystrokes and leave an entire region starved, the erstwhile Asian tigers suddenly mangy .
News & Articles

  • Ad of the Day: Apple
    Most of Apple's marketing shows you why its products are great, rather than simply telling you they are. Now and again, though, the company steps into manifesto territory. The products recede, making way for a philosophy, a vision or a reason for being. (See "1984," "Think different" from the late '90s, or the iPad 2 campaign of 2011—when Steve Jobs, just months before his death, had TBWA make ...
    June 11, 2013 - AdWeek
  • 'Dumpster river rescue' plan in works near Bridge Street bridge
    Grand Rapids is waiting for water levels to recede before removing a dumpster stuck in the Grand River downtown.
    June 11, 2013 - The Grand Rapids Press
  • Flash-flood waters recede from South End as fast as they came
    NEW BEDFORD — The flash-flood waters that tore through the South End Friday night, drenching basements and submerging parts of Cove Road, had receded by Saturday morning with no residents displaced or injuries reported, city officials said.
    June 9, 2013 - The Standard-Times

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