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Another word for retrogressive

  1. Directed or facing toward the back or rear

      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.
      1. Moving or tending backward:
      2. (--- Astron.) Moving in an orbit opposite to the usual orbital direction of similar celestial bodies, as opposite to the direction of the earth in its journey around the sun
      3. Moving or directed backward; retiring or retreating
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