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Great Expectations
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  • Mr. Jaggers nodded his head retrospectively two or three times, and actually drew a sigh.

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as in: a photographic retrospective Define
an exhibition of a representative selection of an artist's life work
as in: a retrospective study Define
concerned with or related to the past
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