retrogressively
adverb see retrogressive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Retrogressively — Re tro*gres sive*ly, adv. In a retrogressive manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • retrogressively — See retrogressive. * * * …   Universalium

  • retrogressively — retrÉ™ gresɪvlɪ adv. regressively, while going backward to a worse condition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • retrogressively — ret·ro·gres·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • retrogressively — adverb see retrogressive * * * retrogressˈively adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑retrogress …   Useful english dictionary

  • retrogressive — retrogressively, adv. /re treuh gres iv/, adj. characterized by retrogression; degenerating. [1795 1805; < L retrogress(us) (see RETROGRESS) + IVE] Syn. backward. Ant. progressive. * * * …   Universalium

  • retrogressive — adjective Date: 1802 characterized by retrogression: as a. going or directed backward b. declining from a better to a worse state c. passing from a higher to a lower level of organization < retrogressive evolution > • retrogressively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Tornadoes in the United States — [ Tornado Alley.] Tornadoes are more common in the United States than in any other country. [Harv|Douglas|p=76] cite web| url = http://www.sciencenews.org/articles/20020511/bob9.asp| title = Tornado Alley, USA| accessdate = 2006 09 20| last =… …   Wikipedia

  • backward — backwardly, adv. backwardness, n. /bak weuhrd/, adv. Also, backwards. 1. toward the back or rear. 2. with the back foremost. 3. in the reverse of the usual or right way: counting backward from 100. 4. toward the past: to look backward over one s… …   Universalium

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