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Use "backpedaling" in a sentence
"Every time I hear or read something about Palin it seems she's blaming someone for something or backpedaling from a previous statement .."
"A short sentence full of hasty, apologetic backpedaling is usually the next thing out of their mouths, followed by complete compliance with your initial request … on February 28, 2008 at 12: 46 am | Reply Inspector Bloke"
"And as soon as I saw (Toskala) backpedaling is when I shot the puck and didn't give him a chance to get set."