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regress

verb backslide, fall again into, fall back, fall behind, go back, move backward, pass back, recede, relapse, retrocede, retrograde, retrogress, return, reverse, revert, turn back
See also: decline, deteriorate, escheat, recidivate, relapse, reversion, revert

REGRESS. Returning; going back opposed to ingress. (q.v.)

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A regress, however, is only one of several different kinds of inquiries we might conduct in this context.
According to a traditional position in moral epistemology, which I will call moral foundationalism, the regress comes to an end with some moral beliefs.
The objectives of this funding round are to promote the development of a treatment to rapidly regress atherosclerotic plaque, a novel approach to treat cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis, which remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide, and to support the development of a company capable of bringing a major innovative breakthrough to one of the main areas of need in human health.
The article discusses the problem of epistemic regress and criterion.
The most likely possible explanation for this, according to the researchers, is that the natural course of some screen detected invasive breast cancers is to spontaneously regress.
The conclusion that more than one in five invasive breast cancers is destined to regress without incident if not detected by mammography is nothing more than an overreaching leap in logic," said Robert A.
During this sequence, the entire action seems to regress into slow motion.
Any decisions to bring back practices that will visibly enrich the liturgy or the religious demeanour of a parish Church, highlighting its historical significance, is not regress at all, but progress in the fullest sense.
Since the majority of low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions will regress spontaneously in adolescent females, most treatment guidelines allow for the observation of these lesions through repeated cytology, said Dr.
Looking Back's regress and degeneration department unearthed this scene to celebrate St Patrick's Day, when Liverpool's new Irish Centre was opened in the former Wellington Assembly Rooms, Mount Pleasant, on February 2, 1965.
In fact, Holding, 2004, clearly pays homage to Magritte, and implies infinite regress, via an image of a thin peasant girl holding a picture of herself.
That change is occurring is undeniable, and that struggles to support as well as regress change is evident in the struggles for same-sex marriage recognition.