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Krishnan says the “regressive opposition” to his work “only strengthens my resolve.”
Other concerns center on fuel taxes being regressive – having higher impacts on low-income communities.
This crisis is particularly regressive—it’s regressive within countries, with the poorest segments of the population being hit.
Many who remained felt that Lighthizer represented an old guard, with regressive views of how the economy should work.
We certainly know that gambling on, for example, lottery tickets — highly regressive, especially scratch-off tickets.
To advocate a moral standard higher for women than for men is regarded now as reactionary and regressive.
Formal decay begins when a language becomes historical, and it often gives rise to remarkable cases of regressive metamorphosis.
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The two limits are then called the “progressive” and “regressive” differential coefficients.
This influence, a form of regressive assimilation, is known as i-umlaut (pronounced om-lowt).
Dream symbols are the most easily demonstrable, and after them, certain peculiarities of regressive dream representations.

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