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General Crossword Questions for “receded”

  • Soldiers gave up and retreated

Encyclopedia

  • The Athabasca Glacier is one of the six principal 'toes' of the Columbia Icefield, located in the Canadian Rockies. The glacier currently recedes at a rate of 2-3 metres per year[1] and has receded more than 1.5 km in the past 125 years and lost over half of its volume. — “Athabasca Glacier - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The earliest records for intentional castration to produce eunuchs are from the Sumerian functions in many different cultures such as: courtiers or equivalent domestics, treble. — “Eunuch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Morse v. Frederick. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search. Morse v. Frederick 2d 290; 2007 U.S. LEXIS 8514; 75 U.S.L.W. 4487; 20 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. S 431; 220 Ed. Law. — “Morse v. Frederick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The thin lips of Andre's long mouth twisted into a queer smile. Into his mind had flashed the memory of their last parting. He saw himself again, standing burning with indignation upon the pavement of Nantes, looking after her carriage as it receded down the Avenue de Gigan. — “Sacaramouche” by Rafael Sabatini
  • Emma seemed to him to have receded into a far-off past, as if the resolution he had taken had suddenly placed a distance between them. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert
  • He was doomed to suffer intense hunger and thirst, amid provisions of all kinds within his reach, which perpetually receded from him.]... — “Metamorphoses” by Ovid
  • No one was in sight, yet immediately we passed the first door it slid gently into place behind us and receded rapidly to its original position in the front wall of the building. — “A Princess of Mars” by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • The ground which receded from the river was scooped into valleys and dales. — “Wieland” by Charles Brockden Brown
  • The incidents of the last minute or two had receded behind former thoughts which she had imagined herself uttering to Deronda, which now urged themselves to her lips. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot

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