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retrogression
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • But how about the foresight and the moral retrogression?
  • He had foresight, but has less now than formerly, pointing to a moral retrogression, which, when taken with the decline of his fortunes, seems to indicate some evil influence, probably drink, at work upon him.

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  • In light of the riots, martial law is a necessary and hopefully temporary retrogression in the reform of a once intolerant government.
  • His development (or retrogression) was rapid.
    Jack London  --  The Call of the Wild

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