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retreat

noun: (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat; "the disorderly retreat of French troops"

noun: a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

noun: (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position

noun: (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset

noun: an area where you can be alone

noun: withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation; "the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity"

noun: the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)

verb: pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"

verb: move away, as for privacy; "The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"

verb: move back; "The glacier retrogrades"

verb: make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity; "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"


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retreat

Length: 7 letters

Scrabble value: 7

Words with Friends value: 7

Literati value: 7

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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