retrogresses

present tense third-person singular of retrogress
as in returns
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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“Retrogresses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/retrogresses. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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