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to move backward; to return to an earlier condidtion
retrogress
the purest essence or form of something; the most typical example
quintessence
a longing for something of the past; homesickness
nostalgia
having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
averse
kidly, charitable
benevolent
treachery, deceitfulness
duplicity
hasty, not thorough
cursory
not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
impervious
perceful, friendly
amicable
danger
jeopardy
a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast alughter; a burnt offering
holocaust
lukewarn; unenthusiastic, markes by an absence or interest
tepid
given to figthting, warlike; combative, aggressive
belligerent
a wry face, facial distortion
grimace
possible, able to be done
feasible
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
impetus
to examine closely
scrutinize
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
adroit
to praise extravegantly
extol
extremely careful, particular about details
meticulous