"retrograde" in the verb sense
move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies
move in a direction contrary to the usual one
3. retrograde, retreat
"The glacier retrogrades"
4. retrograde, rehash, hash over
go back over
5. regress, retrograde, retrogress
get worse or fall back to a previous condition
"retrograde" in the adjective sense
moving from east to west on the celestial sphere or
of amnesia affecting time immediately preceding trauma
3. retrograde, retrogressive
going from better to worse
4. retral, retrograde
moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction
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