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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 just edged away.
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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.
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Keen to promote their latest album, Sinners Never Sleep, the Surrey-born stars kicked-off with Loverboy - a track that edges away from the sound of their previous material.
Tease the edges away from the sides and then, with a rolling motion, toss the pancake and catch it again, cooking the other side for around one minute.
Apparently, thin traces of atmosphere are freezing out on Pluto's surface as it edges away from the Sun in its long orbit, and nitrogen frosts are migrating as Pluto's northern hemisphere becomes exposed to sunlight for the first time in more than a century.
CAUGHT ON FILM Lindsay looks uneasy at counter with Ichihashi; NERVOUS: She edges away from student; AGITATED: Lindsay keeps flicking back hair; VICTIM: Teacher Lindsay; HUNT: Ichihashi
Continue to bring cooked edges away from edge allowing liquid egg to come into contact with the hot pan.
Things get more interesting as Ieremia edges away from traditional dance.