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I think that in retrospect I should have asked that the piece be held.
SEEING THE PENTAGON PAPERS IN A NEW LIGHTBY STEPHEN ENGELBERGFEBRUARY 3, 2021PROPUBLICA
Where there really is … The vertical nature of a lot of places, including the shop that I ran, I find to be, in retrospect, a big mistake, because it makes people feel like that they either have to rise up or leave.
MAKING A KILLING WITH JIM CRAMEREUGENE ROBINSONFEBRUARY 1, 2021OZY
He also said that “in retrospect” it was a mistake to partner with the group.
PHILADELPHIA LET ‘COLLEGE KIDS’ DISTRIBUTE VACCINES. THE RESULT WAS A ‘DISASTER,’ VOLUNTEERS SAY.ANTONIA NOORI FARZANJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In retrospect, the pandemic not only fueled PC market demand but also created opportunities that resulted in a market expansion.
PC SALES HAVE SURGED FOR AT-HOME WORKERS AND LEARNERS DURING THE PANDEMICAARON PRESSMANJANUARY 11, 2021FORTUNE
It seems, in retrospect, almost inevitable that I would think of Oscar Wilde’s fairy tales.
HOW DID ALL THESE BOOKS GET INTO MY HOUSE? THERE’S A METHOD TO WHAT SEEMS LIKE MADNESS.MICHAEL DIRDAJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That doesn’t change the fact that, in retrospect, this was another steal for the tech giant.
HOW THE SLACK/SALESFORCE DEAL STACKS UP TO HISTORY’S OTHER BIG TECH ACQUISITIONSJEFFDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
The retrospect will reveal to them a busy, thronging life underlying the serenity of history.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
It is only in the retrospect that we have been able to grasp something of the effectual case against us.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
He actually enjoyed in retrospect the humiliation of the man, and his heart beat with the excitement of hearing more.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
An impartial retrospect will not permit a commendation of the plan.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
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WORDS RELATED TO RETROSPECT

  • afterthought
  • anamnesis
  • flash
  • flashback
  • hindsight
  • mental image
  • mind
  • recall
  • recognition
  • reconstruction
  • regard
  • reminiscence
  • retrospect
  • thought
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