retrovert


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retrovert

(ˌrɛtrəʊˈvɜːt)
vb
to turn back, to revert
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.retrovert - go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"
recidivate, relapse, retrogress, regress, lapse, fall back - go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"
change by reversal, reverse, turn - change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
resile - return to the original position or state after being stretched or compressed; "The rubber tubes resile"
recuperate, go back, recover - regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate"
References in periodicals archive ?
Humerus basi konveks ve yaklasik 35[degrees] retrovert yapida olup;bu retroversiyon dis rotasyonu kolaylastirir (2) (Sekil 1).
He rendered Proclus' sentence structure so faithfully one can practically, in reading his translation, retrovert the Greek text.
No longer a client of American advisor/employers, his putative acts, sited on American soil, were, in the prosecutor's original judgement, no longer the approved acts of a glorious and macho hero, but the wrong-headed flailings of a retrovert who failed to accept that what America wants now in Southeast Asia is a stable politico-economic climate for commerce, and that an implicit condition of exile in the U.