Regress

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

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It's quite another to make a total hodgepodge of discordant story lines and regressing characters--most of whom are strangely preoccupied with men.
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.
Anderlecht, who are steady improvers, are going to be tough opposition but may fall just short of qualifying, while Bremen, despite being champions of Germany, are regressing.