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However, Ghez’s team has observed a “tentative retrograde” orbit, the exact opposite of Einstein’s predictions.
SKYWATCHERANNE-MARIE CORLEY, SM ’09OCTOBER 27, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
If Mercury in retrograde is a time of great unbalance, the sobering and protecting powers of amethyst make it a fitting stone for Taco Bell and Pratt to shill.
YO QUIERO MY TACO BELL NACHO CRYSTAL!JAYA SAXENAOCTOBER 7, 2021EATER
Trina has consistently offered rap anthems for women who refuse to acquiesce to retrograde and, frankly, sexist expectations for how women talk about their sexuality.
21 YEARS AFTER HER DEBUT, TRINA IS STILL ‘DA BADDEST’BRANDE VICTORIANMARCH 19, 2021ESSENCE.COM
One retrograde or timid step would open the eyes of men, and bring down ruin on the Pantamorphica.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He executes with speed, and even with ease, all direct motion; but he has no facility for oblique or retrograde motions.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
A nation cannot remain stationary; she must advance or retrograde.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL 3 NO 3, MARCH 1863VARIOUS
But the retrograde movement towards the gate had begun—as unreasoningly, perhaps as blindly, as the simultaneous anger.
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
On the 10th my army, resuming its retrograde movement, crossed to the north side of Cedar Creek.
THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, COMPLETEGENERAL PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN
The idea was so curiously retrograde and artificial, that it could not long hold up against the force of the current.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
Out of that time, during three months and two long vacations I have made but a retrograde course.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 3, NO. 1, APRIL, 1851VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RETROGRADE

  • abate
  • back
  • close
  • decline
  • decrease
  • depart
  • die off
  • diminish
  • drain away
  • draw back
  • drop
  • dwindle
  • ebb
  • fade
  • fall back
  • flow back
  • go away
  • go back
  • lessen
  • reduce
  • regress
  • retire
  • retract
  • retreat
  • retrocede
  • retrograde
  • retrogress
  • return
  • shrink
  • sink
  • subside
  • taper
  • wane
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