Regressing
Regress Re*gress" (r?*gr?s"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Regressed} (-gr?st"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Regressing}.] To go back; to return to a former place or state. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • Regressed — Regress Re*gress (r?*gr?s ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Regressed} ( gr?st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Regressing}.] To go back; to return to a former place or state. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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