Synonyms to eat dirt

climb down, abjure, alight, back down, back out, backwater, crawfish out, deny, disavow, disclaim, dismount, disown, eat crow, eat humble pie, forswear, get down, get off, land, lick the dust, light, perch, recant, renege, renounce, repudiate, retract, revoke, settle, sing small, swallow, take back, touch down, unhorse, unsay, withdraw, cringe, apple-polish, avoid, bend, bend the knee, bend the neck, bend to, blench, blink, bootlick, bow, bow and scrape, bow down, bow to, brown-nose, cower, crawl, creep, cringe to, croodle, crouch, crouch before, curtsy, defer, do homage, do obeisance, dodge, draw back, draw in, duck, evade, fade, fall back, fawn, flatter, flinch, funk, genuflect, grovel, hang back, hunch, hunch down, jib, kneel, kneel to, knuckle to, kowtow, lickspittle, pull back, pull in, pull out, quail, quiver, recoil, reel back, retreat, scrouch down, sheer off, shrink, shrink back, shy, sidestep, skulk, slaver, slink, sneak, squat, start aside, start back, stoop, swerve, toadeat, toady, tremble, truckle, truckle to, turn aside, wallow, weasel, weasel out, welter, winc