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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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For the next hour or so he experiences (or, depending on your faith in the process, acts out) a range of tasks, emotions, and impulses: pacing, talking to himself, painting, singing, regressing to childish behavior, and occasionally becoming enraged.