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retrograde
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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Definition
moving backward — often to a less desirable condition
  • For your intent In going back to school in Wittenberg, It is most retrograde to our desire: And we beseech you bend you to remain Here in the cheer and comfort of our eye, Our chiefest courtier, cousin, and our son.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Elsinore (a room of state in the castle) (44% in)

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