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Definition of Aback
Aback Ab"ack ([a^]b"ak), n.
An abacus. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
AbackAback A*back" ([.a]*b[a^]k"), adv. [Pref. a- + back; AS. on
b[ae]c at, on, or toward the back. See Back.]
1. Toward the back or rear; backward. ``Therewith aback she
2. Behind; in the rear. --Knolles.
3. (Naut.) Backward against the mast; -- said of the sails
when pressed by the wind. --Totten.
To be taken aback.
(a) To be driven backward against the mast; -- said of the
sails, also of the ship when the sails are thus
(b) To be suddenly checked, baffled, or discomfited.
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its lead single, "Love Lockdown". Music audiences
were taken aback
by the uncharacteristic production style
and the presence
- life". ****ociated Press. Volin, Ben (June 28, 2013). "Patriots were 'taken aback
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- 1968, he believed
that Frost would
be an easy interviewer
and was taken aback
by Frost's incisive
questions. The interview
displa**** the entire
- A Night
at the Opera, Brian
that the band was somewhat taken aback
by the bitterness
of Mercury's lyrics, and described
- Fox Theater
with her fellow Ronettes
more than 40 years
ago—was so taken aback
at a picture
in the New York Post that she exclaimed, "I don't...
- that is is shameful
that he fainted
of a girl. Jaanu
is taken aback
that someone could
love her so much. Then, the final exams
for X standard...
- John F. Kennedy, as a far more likely partner
for détente, but was taken aback
by the newly inaugurated
U.S. President's tough
talk and actions
Lewis's inimitable piano
flourishes, but critics
were most taken aback
by the rock and roll pioneer's effortlessly soulful
his contract. SM Entertainment claimed
to be completely taken aback despite having dealt
with several disputes regarding their contracts
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