[ verb ] retreat

Used in print

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

But there was one thing that he had_to stress , and that was that the contribution to the general church expenses , the dollar money , had been seriously falling_behind in this church , and that must be looked_after immediately .

Related terms

gain regress recession

[ verb ] hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.


lag fall_back dawdle

Related terms

follow drag dawdler