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verb as in backslide


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This was truly consequential, but it was less a matter of making progress than of preventing retrogress.

In extremely exceptional instances the disease, after involving a small part, may retrogress and recovery take place.

At times the patches retrogress, involution taking place with or without slight sieve-like atrophy or scarring.

That certain animals degenerate or retrogress in their development is susceptible of ready and familiar illustration.

But it must be a slow, and occasionally, an interrupted progress, after a sad retrogress of nearly twelve years.

What had caused the man to retrogress Luis and Luise Obispo?

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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to retrogress, such as: degenerate, retrograde, revert, and worsen.

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