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Synonyms of throwback

Noun


1. atavist, throwback, organism, being

usage: an organism that has the characteristics of a more primitive type of that organism

2. atavism, reversion, throwback, recurrence, return

usage: a reappearance of an earlier characteristic

Adjective


1. atavistic, throwback(prenominal), regressive (vs. progressive)

usage: characteristic of an atavist

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