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


In any case, it may safely be affirmed that the Negro is not retrograding.

The opponents of the bible can not take refuge in the plea that man is retrograding.

Depend upon it, that as a people, we are retrograding on this point.

The passing, retrograding days—a dozen to the second of Larry's consciousness.

Like every one else who does not advance, he was retrograding.

Then seemingly it halted or moved slowly westward, retrograding.

He cannot prevent it; and therefore the society to which he belongs is, in his eyes, retrograding.

She continued to move on, though without knowing whether she were advancing or retrograding.

It was the golden time of 'retrograding transcendentalism,' as the hard-heads called the Anglo-Catholic symphony.

Generation after generation had advanced without ever retrograding a single step.