Synonyms of draw back
▷ See draw
recoilDictionary • I drew back with a horrified scream.
recoil • People used to recoil from the idea of getting into debt.
withdraw • Cassandra withdrew her hand from Roger's.
retreat • They were forced to retreat.
back off • They backed off in horror.
flinch • He has never flinched from harsh decisions.
quail • The very word makes many of us quail.
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flinchIf you flinch from something unpleasant, you are unwilling to do it or think about it, or you avoid doing it.
• He has never flinched from harsh decisions.
quailIf someone or something makes you quail, they make you feel very afraid, often so that you hesitate.
• The very word makes many of us quail.
Thesaurus for draw back from the Collins English Thesaurus
to withdraw; retreat