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retrospective

an exhibition of an artist's life's work or a representative selection of it
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He had been led on by pure enthusiasm in his subject, and had really forgotten what bearing this retrospective survey had on his listener.
Captain Wragge's indignation, when he saw the answer to his advertisement, stooped to no retrospective estimate of his own conduct; he was as deeply offended, as sincerely angry as if he had made a perfectly honorable proposal, and had been rewarded for it by a personal insult.
Plymdale's maternal view was, that Rosamond might possibly now have retrospective glimpses of her own folly; and feeling the advantages to be at present all on the side of her son, was too kind a woman not to behave graciously.
Mr Squeers indulged in a retrospective look, for some quarter of a minute, as if this allusion to his lady's excellences had naturally led his mind to the peaceful village of Dotheboys near Greta Bridge in Yorkshire; and then looked at Ralph, as if waiting for him to say something.
Marlow smiled his retrospective smile which was kind as though he bore no grudge against people he used to know.
'Hah!' Mr Riderhood very slowly and hoarsely chimed in, with several retrospective nods of his head.
Grummer intimated, by a retrospective shake of the head, that he should never forget it--as indeed it was not likely he would, so long as it continued to be cited daily.
Then, as she remained silent, and seemed to be losing herself in retrospective meditation upon her perfect respectability, he ventured upon a short cut to his goal.
MARC Link has been providing retrospective conversion services to libraries all over the world for over 15 years.
RETROspective is designed to immerse the reader in expressions of youth culture by presenting a guided tour through American youth culture from the 1950s to the present.
BECAUSE THE WORK of modern dance pioneer Jean Erdman made such a significant imprint on the last century, it was especially appropriate that the millennial retrospective Dance 2000, staged by the University of Hawaii at Manoa in February, was dedicated to her.
New York's influential Signature Theatre Company, which every year devotes its entire season to a single playwright, has chosen to greet Y2K with a Fornes retrospective.