backward

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  • In another movement they move forward and backward in a half-sitting position.
  • She immediately reached over and pulled him toward her into her arms and lay backward.
  • Changes may start of the right foot or left foot, moving forward or backward.
  • Often, women have little experience with them and do not know whether to approach them forward or backward.
  • In general they may be more than one forward reaction and more than one backward reaction.
  • He planned to keep walking in a circle for another million years before trying it backward.
  • Now the man steps backward with his left foot and the lady forward with her right, taking four steps.
  • The lack of water and the poor quality of the soil made it a backward region.
  • Then I let myself fall backward, and sure enough, I was caught.
  • On the surface, their lifestyle has always been made out to be backward.
  • The plan is worked backward from a completion date with each task starting as late as possible.
  • There were several reasons behind the backward economic situation in East Germany.
  • A backward branch is one that has a target address that is lower than its own address.
  • To return to his/her home dimension, one has to say one's own name backward.
  • He was so bogged that he could move neither backward nor forward.
  • Once they were done, the other team tried to do the same thing but with the clock running backward instead of forward.
  • He felt his people were backward and he wanted to raise their awareness of literature and culture.
  • "Sweet Thing" is the only song on the album to look forward instead of backward.
  • There you have the result of not taking a step backward.
  • One famous college play involving the backward passes is simply known as The Play.
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Meaning of backward

  • adjective Directed or facing toward the back or rear
    a backward view
  • adjective (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature
    a backward lover
  • adverb In a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal
    it's easy to get the `i' and the `e' backward in words like `seize' and `siege', the child put her jersey on backward