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  • v. Present participle of return.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. tending to return to an earlier state
  • adj. tending to be turned back

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Examples

  • Wade had 27 points, eight rebounds and six assists in returning from a hip flexor injury that caused him to sit out Wednesday night's loss in Boston.

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  • Can't Post | Private Reply in returning from the plaza del toros I stopped in there and noticed there WERE receptacles in each stall.

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  • He came suddenly upon me as I was crossing a field in returning from a visit to Nancy Brown, which I had taken the opportunity of paying while Matilda Murray was riding her matchless mare.

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  • It is possible that we will face hard times, which is what I call returning to the

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  • It is possible that we will face hard times, which is what he calls returning to the

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  • That's what you call returning good for evil, with a vengeance!

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  • "So this, sir, is what you call returning to nature, is it?" he cried in

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  • On a cold, wet night, the statues of 19 weary troops returning from a patrol are particularly eerie.

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  • I'm returning from a workshop on Quaker outreach held at Pendle Hill, a retreat center which I've learned was started on the cusp of the Great Depression, on the heels of a prior attempt by the same Quakers who'd 'not thought big enough.'

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  • Two tourists returning from the French West Indies had come down with dengue fever, reported one story.

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