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Synonyms for retreat

Synonyms for retreat

something that physically protects, especially from danger

the moving back of a military force in the face of enemy attack or after a defeat

to move back or away from a point, limit, or mark

to abandon a former position or commitment

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to move back in the face of enemy attack or after a defeat

Synonyms for retreat

(military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat

(military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position

(military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset

an area where you can be alone

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withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation

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the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)

move away, as for privacy

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As part of the expert adjunct faculty, Dr Nishtar helped, led and informed discussions throughout the retreat. She also mentored the Ethiopian ministers along with other women leaders from around the world to map personal plans for their tenure in office.
To balance out the intensity of their on-trail adventures, runners will spend three nights at Telluride's Peaks Resort + Spa, a luxury hotel home to Colorado's largest spa, where runners enjoy an aromatherapy massage spa treatment as part of their retreat package.
And several years ago, retreats became popular for adults as well, through the Cursillo movement, cursillo meaning a short course.
He notes that the House is a significant part of the first branch of government, the Legislature, adding that the retreat is a period of time used to pray and study quietly or think carefully, away from normal activities and duties.
Though it covers the basics -- the purpose of a spiritual retreat; planning; practice -- the book also digs deep; for example, examining the roots of contemporary exhaustion.
Involved with writing groups in Chester, and remembering with fondness the former retreat house, Chrissie was keen to invite local people to provide their own poems for a collection to be kept in the new retreat house when it opens.
I love the silence of a retreat. I'm thrilled to learn from the experiences of retreatants.
Ms Muzila said organisations could improve productivity by investing in corporate retreats, adding that a retreat allowed them to regroup and rediscover their passion for work.
Meggan encourages interested participants to take the yoga retreat you've been dreaming of!
"We have not decided the venue of the retreat and the exact dates but the principals will communicate to their parties on Tuesday next week," ODM chairperson John Mbadi said.
With three venues and more than a dozen members of staff Stephanie, from Aberfan, said she knew she wanted The Rose Retreat to be slightly different from Serenity Beauty.
So the modern amenities at Retreat's newest facility in Palm Beach County, Fla., are simple but essential, in Schorr's view: a highly trained chef preparing great food; convenient bathrooms for patients at the detox and rehab levels; a full-service gym and outdoor pool (and it certainly doesn't hurt that, unlike in Retreat's other inpatient site in Pennsylvania, an outdoor pool in Florida can be available for year-round use by patients).
by Mobin Mathew Blesson/mobinmathew@timesofoman.com The Gailani Art Retreats is a full-day "artistic escape" retreat that is held once a month and brings together creative souls to paint to global music rhythms.
The 21,150 units sold on the Egyptian market represent a 33% retreat in a year over year comparison with 2015.
CITY Retreat's beauty therapists showed they are head and shoulders above the rest after scooping top accolades at a red carpet event in London.