1. back end the side of an object that is opposite its front
  2. backwards in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal
  3. backwoods a remote and undeveloped area
  4. backhand a return made with the back of the hand facing the stroke
  5. backhanded (of racket strokes) made across the body with back of hand facing direction of stroke
  6. backhander a backhanded blow
  7. beam-ends at the ends of the transverse deck beams of a vessel
  8. bookend a support placed at the end of a row of books to keep them upright (on a shelf or table)
  9. bends pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
  10. backbend an acrobatic feat in which the trunk is bent backward
  11. poignant keenly distressing to the mind or feelings
  12. Mackenzie Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)
  13. bounds the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
  14. pickings the act of someone who picks up or takes something
  15. backless lacking a back
  16. backband a broad band that passes over the back of a horse and supports the shafts of a vehicle
  17. badlands deeply eroded barren land
  18. backed having a back or backing, usually of a specified type
  19. Balkanize divide a territory into small, hostile states
  20. hackneyed repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

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