Passage and Retrogression


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Passage noun – Forward movement in time or place.
Usage example: a swift passage from mere liking to actual love

Retrogression is an antonym for passage.
Nearby Words: pass, passed, passing, passageway, passaged
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Retrogression noun – The act or an instance of going back to an earlier and lower level especially of intelligence or behavior.
Passage is an antonym for retrogression.
Nearby Words: retrogressed, retrogressive, retrogressing
Antonyms for Retrogression
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Retrogression or Passage. 2016. Accessed March 06, 2021.

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