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retrospective
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • As he quitted the room, Elizabeth felt how improbable it was that they should ever see each other again on such terms of cordiality as had marked their several meetings in Derbyshire; and as she threw a retrospective glance over the whole of their acquaintance, so full of contradictions and varieties, sighed at the perverseness of those feelings which would now have promoted its continuance, and would formerly have rejoiced in its termination.

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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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