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retreat

Part of speech: Noun

The act of with drawing or retiring; place of privacy; shelter; asylum; the retiring of troops from the face of an enemy; a bugle call which is a signal for retiring from an engagement, or to quarters.

Part of speech: Verb

To go back or backward; withdraw to seclusion or to a place of safety; retire before an enemy.

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