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  • As he started to run from me, a young man with an evil, weak face pushed me backwards with a violent shove. Cited from Martin Hyde the Duke's Messenger by John Masefield
  • He started backwards with a cry of pain, and sat still for some minutes, rocking himself to and fro. Cited from The Brown Fairy Book, by Andrew Lang, Ed.
  • The player walks forward with one button, and backwards with another.
  • His single arm, however bold, could not turn the tide of battle, and he was swept backwards with his coward troops. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1568b by Motley
  • I'd love to try my fate walking down cellar backwards with a looking-glass in one hand and a candle in the other. Cited from Mildred's Inheritance, by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • The tail thus becomes a strong oar, driving him backwards with rapid jerks. Cited from On the Seashore, by R. Cadwallader Smith
  • In rock back, the dancer steps backwards with full weight transfer then transfers the weight back to the front foot while keeping it in place.
  • Those who shall be detailed to escort my foul body to its grave are required to walk backwards with heads averted. Cited from Imperium in Imperio: A Study Of The Negro Race Problem, Sutton E. Griggs
  • You must walk down the cellar-stairs backwards with a candle in one hand and a mirror in the other. Cited from Maida's Little Shop, by Inez Haynes Irwin
  • They continue to walk backwards with a more simian gait, and soon turn into chimpanzees.
  • The man gladly relinquished his charge, then pointed backwards with his finger at Flower. Cited from Polly, by L. T. Meade
  • The wrestler then pulls backwards with his arms and pushes forward with his leg, causing pressure.
  • Those leaving the shrine walk backwards with the intention not to turn their backs on the Virgin.
  • It had a second driver in the rear so that the vehicle could be driven either forwards or backwards with relative ease.
  • I felt backwards with my hand along the wall, groping unconsciously for something to aid my spring towards the door; but desisted. Cited from The Adventures of Harry Revel, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Supporting himself, however, on his sword hand, he sprang backwards with great dexterity, and thus escaped the probable death-blow. Cited from The Bow of Orange Ribbon, by Amelia E. Barr
  • Reutemann continued to slip backwards with gearbox trouble, having lost fourth gear as early as lap two.
  • The basic camel spin position is defined as one in which the free leg is extended backwards with the knee held above hip level.
  • The one characteristic that allows them to be recognized as douens are their feet, which are turned backwards with the heel facing forward.
  • Quite early next morning came the Lord Chamberlain, carrying a lamp and he nearly fell backwards with surprise when he saw the shepherd alive and well. Cited from The Crimson Fairy Book, Andrew Lang, Ed.
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