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noun 
  1. A degenerate person.
verb (retrograd, ing)
  1. (intransitive) To move backwards; to recede; to retire; to decline; to revert.
  2. (context, intransitive, astronomy) To show retrogradation.
adjective 
  1. Directed backwards, retreating; reverting especially inferior state, declining; inverse, reverse; movement opposite to normal or intended motion, often circular motion.
  2. counterproductive, Counterproductive to a desired outcome.
Etymology: Adjective: Middle English from Latin retrogradus.<br>Verb: Latin retrogredi or Late Latin retrogredere (retro- "back" + gradi "walk").


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