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Aback
Aback Ab"ack ([a^]b"ak), n. An abacus. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
Aback
Aback 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 started.' --Chaucer. 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 driven. (b) To be suddenly checked, baffled, or discomfited. --Dickens.

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- show. Media coverage at the time implied that Oprah was somewhat taken aback by Cruise's overexhuberent couch-outburst, which distracted from the intended...
- Retrieved 8 April 2021. Inc., Reuters (9 April 2021). "EU commission head taken aback as Erdogan and her colleague snap up the chairs | The Guardian". theguardian...
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- Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow. Star Publications. ISBN 1-905863-01-2. Peter John, Ali. "Jaya is aback, Jaya Hey!". Screen India. Express India. Archived from the original on...
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- do anything that would be considered racist". He admitted he was "taken aback and surprised" by Jackson's remarks. "In fact, he's always been supportive...
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- Retrieved February 5, 2010. Reid, John (November 12, 2009). "Chris Paul taken aback by New Orleans Hornets' firing of Byron Scott". The Times-Picayune. Retrieved...
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