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Verb: climb down  klIm dawn
  1. Come down
    "the birds climbed down";
    - alight
Noun: climb-down  'klIm,dawn
  1. A retraction of a previously held position
    - withdrawal, backdown

Derived forms: climbing down, climbed down, climb-downs, climbs down

See also: climb

Type of: abjuration, come down, descend, fall, go down, recantation, retraction