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chicken out

Definitions of chicken out
  1. verb
    remove oneself from an obligation
    synonyms: back down, back off, bow out, pull out
    get out, pull out
    move out or away
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    types:
    resile
    pull out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.
    type of:
    retire, withdraw
    lose interest
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