Charybdis, Maelstrom, abjure, arrest, back, back away, back down, back off, back out, back stream, back up, backcountry, backflow, backpedal, backtrack, backtrail, backwash, backwoods, boondocks, brake, bush, check, climb down, clip the wings, countercurrent, counterflow, counterflux, countermarch, crawfish out, cry off, curb, decelerate, delay, deny, detain, disavow, disclaim, disown, dodge, draw rein, duck, ease off, ease up, eat crow, eat humble pie, eddy, elude, evade, forswear, get around, go astern, go into reverse, gulf, gurge, hinterland, hold back, hold in check, hold up, impede, keep back, let down, let up, lose ground, lose momentum, lose speed, maelstrom, make sternway, moderate, obstruct, recant, reef, refluence, reflux, regurgitation, rein in, relax, renege, renounce, repudiate, resile, retard, retract, reverse, revoke, set back, shirk, sidestep, slack off, slack up, slacken, slow, slow down, slow up, stay, sticks, swallow, swirl, take back, take in sail, throttle down, twirl, unsay, up-country, vortex, welsh, whirl, whirlpool, withdraw
regress, regression, retrocession, retrogression, retrograduation, retroaction, reculade, retreat, withdrawal, retirement, remigration, recession, recess, crab-like motion, refluence, reflux, backwater
, regurgitation, ebb, return, resilience reflection, reflexion (recoil), flip-flop, volte-face, counter motion, retrograde motion, backward movement, motion in reverse, counter movement, counter march, veering, tergiversation, recidivation, backsliding, fall, deterioration, recidivism, recidivity, reversal, relapse, turning point, receding, retrograde, retrogressive, regressive, refluent, reflex, recidivous, resilient, crab-like, balky, reactionary, back, backwards, reflexively, to the right about, a reculons, a rebours, revenons a nos moutons, as you were.
recede, regrade, return, revert, retreat, retire, retrograde, retrocede, back out, back down, balk, crawfish, crawl, withdraw, rebound, go back, come back, turn back, hark back, draw back, fall back, get back, put back, run back, lose ground, fall astern, drop astern, backwater
, put about, backtrack, take the back track, veer round, double, wheel, countermarch, ebb, regurgitate, jib, shrink, shy, turn tail, turn round, turn upon one's heel, turn one's back upon, retrace one's steps, dance the back step, sound a retreat, beat a retreat, go home.