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synonyms for retrocession

  • abatement
  • backflow
  • decay
  • decrease
  • degeneration
  • depreciation
  • deterioration
  • diminution
  • drop
  • dwindling
  • flagging
  • lessening
  • recession
  • reflux
  • retreat
  • shrinkage
  • sinking
  • slackening
  • subsidence
  • sweep
  • wane
  • waning
  • weakening
  • withdrawal
  • fading away
  • going out
  • low tide
  • low water
  • outward flow
  • petering out
  • refluence
  • retroflux
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antonyms for retrocession

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  • advance
  • development
  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • growth
  • improvement
  • increase
  • flow
  • incline
  • rise
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How to use retrocession in a sentence

Near the bottom, however, it became abruptly wider by the retrocession of the walls.
THE LONE RANCHECAPTAIN MAYNE REID
Farewell to happiness which might be found by retrocession to a natural and primitive life!
THE DEAD COMMANDVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
The Chinese in demanding the retrocession of Kuldja labour under the one disadvantage that they come to oust a beneficent rule.
THE LIFE OF YAKOOB BEGDEMETRIUS BOULGER
And a young man, whom I saw yesterday, was seized with asthma on the retrocession, or ceasing of eruptions on his face.
ZOONOMIA, VOL. IIERASMUS DARWIN
The retrocession of the Transvaal in 1881 has been much lauded as an act of magnanimity and justice.
NATIVE RACES AND THE WARJOSEPHINE ELIZABETH BUTLER
The retrocession of the rash takes place in the order of its appearance—viz.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
The retrocession of the province to France created much uneasiness and alarm in the United States.
THE AMERICAN QUARTERLY REVIEW, NO. 17, MARCH 1831VARIOUS
As a matter of fact, the entire world knew and knows that she had guaranteed the retrocession.
THE INSIDE STORY OF THE PEACE CONFERENCEEMILE JOSEPH DILLON
By the retrocession of Alexandria, a little more than fifty years after, the corner stone was no longer within the district.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Lyell estimates the retrocession of the falls to be about a foot a year.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. VI, NO. 3, OCTOBER 1899VARIOUS
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