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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backpedal(verb)

    pedal backwards on a bicycle

  2. backpedal(verb)

    step backwards, in boxing

  3. backpedal(verb)

    modify one's opinion, make it less strong

Wiktionary

  1. backpedal(verb)

    To distance oneself from an earlier claim or statement; back off from an idea.

    Synonyms:
    climb down


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