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Push back   /pʊʃ bæk/   Listen
Push back

verb
1.
Cause to move back by force or influence.  Synonyms: beat back, drive, force back, repel, repulse.  "Push back the urge to smoke" , "Beat back the invaders"






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"Push back" Quotes from Famous Books



... down in front of the palace and he slipped unseen through the guards at the gate and through the halls of the palace to the Princess's own chamber. The lion, the wolf, and the tiger were asleep and he was able to push back the curtain before which they were lying and creep up to the Princess's ...
— The Laughing Prince - Jugoslav Folk and Fairy Tales • Parker Fillmore



Words linked to "Push back" :   force, push, offence, attract, offensive, offense



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