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retrogress

verb

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to go back to a previous and usually lower state or level
  • the quality of research at the university lab has begun to retrogress since the massive budget cuts went into effect

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The first known use of retrogress was in 1812

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“Retrogress.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/retrogress. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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