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towards the rear

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in reverse order

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  • in reverse order
  • back to front
  • in the opposite way from usual

to the past

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toward the back

in or toward a former location or condition

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at or to or toward the back or rear

in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal

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In trying not to be racist, The Siege bends over backwards so far it's in danger of disappearing up its own backside.
Crocker realizes this well, and, in fact, bends over backwards (sometimes even a bit excessively) to find client agency in Americanizing programs, "reform" in the retrograde black settlement.