Synonyms of 'backwater'

arrest, back, backflow, back down, back out, brake, Charybdis, check, climb down, countercurrent, cry off, decelerate, deny, detain, disavow, disclaim, dodge, duck, elude, gulf, gurge, keep back, let down, moderate, recant, reef, regurgitation, renege, renounce, repudiate, resile, retard, retract, reverse, revoke, set back, sidestep, slacken, slow, stay, swallow, take back, withdraw, obstruct, Maelstrom, maelstrom, impede, hold back, hinterland, get around, forswear, evade, eddy, disown, delay, curb, countermarch, bush, boondocks, backwoods, backwash, backtrack, abjure, whirlpool, whirl, welsh, vortex, unsay, twirl, swirl, shirk, relax, reflux