Retrogradingly Re"tro*gra`ding*ly, adv. By retrograding; so as to retrograde. [1913 Webster]

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  • retrograde — retrogradely, adv. retrogradingly, adv. /re treuh grayd /, adj., v., retrograded, retrograding. adj. 1. moving backward; having a backward motion or direction; retiring or retreating. 2. inverse or reversed, as order. 3. Chiefly Biol. exhibiting… …   Universalium

  • aback — adv rearward, to or in the rear, back, toward the back, behind, backward, hindward; Naut. abaft, Naut. aft, Naut. astern, Naut. sternward; retrogressively, regressively, retrogradingly; Fig. aloof, Fig. at a distance. See taken aback …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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