edge away

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edge away

To move slowly away from someone or something. I didn't want to agitate the dog any further, so I edged away from it and then, at a safe distance, bolted out of the yard.
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edge away (from someone or something)

to move cautiously away from someone or something. We edged away from the dirty man in the ragged clothes. As others saw the gun, they edged away.
See also: away, edge