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  Definition of retrograde
  1. get worse; fall back to a previous or worse condition
  2. go back over; "retrograde arguments"
  3. move back; "The glacier retrogrades"
  4. move in a direction contrary to the usual one; "retrograding planets"
  5. move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies
  6. of amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma
  7. moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction
  8. moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth
  9. going from better to worse
Similar Words: regress, retrogress, rehash, hash over, retreat, retral, retrogressive

 

Hyponyms: fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind, recede

 

Attributes: temporal relation

 

Derivational Morphology: regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversion, rehash

 

 
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