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Retrograde

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Meaning
Go backwards; recede; reverting; degenerate; deteriorate; adj.

Synonyms:
Backward, Worsening, Catabolic, Lapsing

Antonyms:
Forward, Positive

Retrograde
Retroactive

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Meaning
Taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future

Synonyms:
Retrospective, Reviewing, Backward-looking, Pensive

Antonyms:
Negligent, Shallow

Retroactive
Retribution

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Meaning
Deserved punishment for wrongdoing; payback for another’s action vengeance

Synonyms:
Counterblow, Reprisal, Revenge, Reward

Antonyms:
Sympathy, Forgiveness

Retribution
Retrench

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Meaning
Cut down; cut down expenses; economize

Synonyms:
Curtail, Abbreviate, Truncate, Scrimp

Antonyms:
Abridge, Confine

Retrench
Retract

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Meaning
Withdraw; take back; draw back; ex. Retract a statement/an offer/claws

Synonyms:
Abjure, Retrograde, Suspend, Revoke

Antonyms:
Corroborate, Emphasize

Retract
Retinue

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Following; suite; entourage

Synonyms:
Crew, Procession, Band, Cortege

Retinue
Retentive

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Meaning
Holding; able to retain things (esp. Facts in the mind); having a good memory

Synonyms:
Brainy, Intelligent, Master-mind, Imbibing

Antonyms:
Dull, Impermeable

Retentive
Retaliate

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Meaning
Get even with someone; v. Retaliate

Synonyms:
Revenge, Recompense, Strike-back, Retrospect

Antonyms:
Forgive, Sympathize

Retaliate
Resuscitate

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Meaning
Revive; bring back to life or consciousness; ex. Resuscitate the drowned child

Synonyms:
Arouse, Revitalize, Invigorate, Resurrect

Antonyms:
Divide, Disperse

Resuscitate
Resurrect

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Meaning
Revive, to raise from the dead(bring to life again)

Synonyms:
Solace, Energize, Enliven, Renovate

Antonyms:
Divide, Disperse

Resurrect