recede verb

ADV. a bit, a little, slightly His fine dark hair was receding a little. | further | gradually, slowly The pain was gradually receding. | fast, rapidly The January flood waters receded as fast as they had risen.

PREP. from These worries now receded from his mind.

PHRASES recede into the background/distance His footsteps receded into the distance.

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