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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrearwardrear‧ward /ˈrɪəwəd $ ˈrɪrwərd/ adjective  BACK OF somethingin or towards the back of somethingrearward, rearwards adverb
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rearwardThe guard signals to the rearward backside observer as he passes.Other creatures, like some lizards and giant birds such as ostriches, only have rearward fermentation systems in long intestines.It is then passed back into the mouth, chewed again, and returned to the rearward locations for further digestion.Quantities of leg and headroom are generous, rearward seat travel in particular, and all-round vision is terrific.The evidence that some dinosaurs had larger, rearward tracts comes from the structure of the abdominal rib-cage.In animals, digestive systems can either be of the forward or rearward types.In addition, the rear suspension allows longitudinal rearward wheel travel in order to reduce tyre thump on poor road surfaces.
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