Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The quality of the company improved, too—or retrograded, according to the point of view.

In their contact with the natives they may have retrograded to a certain extent.

And I am convinced we have retrograded, so far as the serious and tragic are concerned.

It might have retrograded, because it is not necessary to think or investigate in order to forget.

September was a better month for him, but, in October, he retrograded.

Yes, it is true that we have departed from the old customs, but we have advanced and not retrograded.

As has been inevitably the case in similar instances, they retrograded.

In the art and joy of singing together our people seem to have retrograded.

Only they had retrograded in the strange scale of evolution.

But already I have mentioned how this lake region has retrograded.