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retrospective
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Oliver Twist
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retrospective
Used in
Oliver Twist
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  • Mr. Bumble put down his hat; unbuttoned his coat; folded his arms; inclined his head in a retrospective manner; and, after a few moments' reflection, commenced his story.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a photographic retrospective
as in: a retrospective study
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