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Of or relating to retrogression
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  1. Of or relating to retrogression
  2. Directed towards the rear or the past; retrograde
Characterized by regression or a tendency to regress.
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  1. Characterized by regression or a tendency to regress.
  2. Relating to or being a tax that amounts to a higher percentage of income as income decreases or that places a proportionately higher burden on lower-income taxpayers.
  3. Designating a tax that becomes proportionately lower as the tax base increases
(Genetics) Able to be covered up by a dominant trait.
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  1. (Genetics) Able to be covered up by a dominant trait.
  2. (--- Genetics) Of, relating to, or designating an allele that does not produce a characteristic effect when present with a dominant allele.
  3. Relating to the form of a gene that is not expressed as a trait in an individual unless two such genes are inherited, one from each parent. In an organism having two different genes for a trait, the recessive form is overpowered by its counterpart, or dominant, form located on the other of a pair of chromosomes. In humans, lack of dimples is a recessive trait, while the presence of dimples is dominant.
Weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use.
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  1. Weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use.
Behind others in progress or development:
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  1. Behind others in progress or development:
  2. (Of motion) Pertaining to the direction reverse of normal.
  3. (Of motion) Pertaining to the direction towards the back.
Of or relating to retrogression
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  1. Of or relating to retrogression
  2. Directed towards the rear or the past; retrograde
In, to, or toward a past time:
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  1. In, to, or toward a past time:
  2. In reply or return:
  3. To furnish or strengthen with a back or backing.
To move backward by taking short quick steps, as in boxing or football.
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  1. To move backward by taking short quick steps, as in boxing or football.
  2. To move backward quickly, as in boxing to avoid blows
  3. (Intransitive, idiomatic) To distance oneself from an earlier claim or statement; back off from an idea.
  1. To retrace one's steps
  2. To return to a previous point or subject, as in a lecture or discussion.
  3. To go back over the course by which one has come.
To change or undergo change in one's thinking or in a position:
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  1. To change or undergo change in one's thinking or in a position:
  2. To move backward or away; withdraw or retire:
  3. To lead or draw back
To cede or give back (territory) to
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  1. To cede or give back (territory) to
To move backward, esp. into an earlier, less complex, or worse condition; decline; degenerate
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  1. To move backward, esp. into an earlier, less complex, or worse condition; decline; degenerate
  2. To go or move backward.
To weaken or lessen; decline
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  1. To weaken or lessen; decline
  2. To fall back from the flood stage.
To yield or grant to one formerly in possession; cede (something) back.
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  1. To yield or grant to one formerly in possession; cede (something) back.
  2. To slope away from a point of reference:
  3. To go or move back from a former position
To withdraw or disavow (a statement, promise, offer, charge, etc.); recant
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  1. To withdraw or disavow (a statement, promise, offer, charge, etc.); recant
  2. To take back; disavow:
  3. To draw back:
To move backward or away; withdraw or retire:
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  1. To move backward or away; withdraw or retire:
  2. To change or undergo change in one's thinking or in a position:
  3. To move back from a position of advancement or become smaller:
To cede or give back (a territory, for example); return.
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  1. To cede or give back (a territory, for example); return.
To go or move backward.
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  1. To go or move backward.
  2. To move backward, esp. into an earlier, less complex, or worse condition; decline; degenerate
To waste away or fail to develop
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  1. To waste away or fail to develop
  2. A wasting or decrease in the size of an organ or tissue, as from death and reabsorption of cells, diminished proliferation of cells, pressure, lack of oxygen, malnutrition, decreased function, or hormonal changes.
  3. To cause to wither or deteriorate; affect with atrophy.
To bend, turn, or slope downward or aside
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  1. To bend, turn, or slope downward or aside
  2. To cause to bend or slope downward or aside
  3. To degrade or lower oneself; stoop:
To lose former normal or higher qualities
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  1. To lose former normal or higher qualities
  2. To fall below a normal or desirable state, especially functionally or morally; deteriorate:
  3. To decline or become debased morally, culturally, etc.
To pass from an earlier to a later time, from greater to less, from general to particular, etc.
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  1. To pass from an earlier to a later time, from greater to less, from general to particular, etc.
  2. To proceed or progress downward, as in rank, pitch, or scale:
  3. To be related by genetic descent from an individual or individuals in a previous generation:
To grow worse; degenerate:
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  1. To grow worse; degenerate:
  2. To diminish or impair in quality, character, or value:
  3. To weaken or disintegrate; decay:
To cause to penetrate or become absorbed
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  1. To cause to penetrate or become absorbed
  2. To cause to submerge or go beneath the surface
  3. To cause to descend beneath the surface or to the bottom of a liquid:
To make or become worse.
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  1. To make or become worse.
  2. (Intransitive) To become worse; to get worse; to deteriorate.
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