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retrospect
used in A Thousand Acres

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Definition
to review with hindsight (with the understanding that comes after seeing how things turned out)
  • And then our cautious lives had grown intolerable in retrospect, and every possibility of returning to them equally intolerable.
    p. 322.8
  • I looked at her looking at me, and in retrospect, I think that I did feel everything gentle and fun and happy draining away around me.
    p. 136.0
  • I don't know why I was surprised to discover everything changed, since it was obvious in retrospect that I had sought to change it.
    p. 172.3

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