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Retrograde

Definition

[adj] of amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma
[adj] moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction
[adj] (astronomy) moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth
[adj] going from better to worse
[v] get worse; fall back to a previous or worse condition
[v] go back over; "retrograde arguments"
[v] move back; "The glacier retrogrades"
[v] move in a direction contrary to the usual one; of stars and planets
[v] move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies


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