Bircher, Bourbon, Colonel Blimp, Epistle side, Methuselah, Tory, antagonistic, antediluvian, antipathetic, antiphonal, antique, atavistic, back number, bellyacher, bitter-ender, blimp, breakaway, clashing, clockwise, complainant, complainer, conflicting, conservatist, conservative, contradicting, contradictory, counteractant, counteracting, counteractive, countervailing, counterworking, crab, crank, cranky, croaker, crotchety, dad, decanal side, dexter, dextral, dextrocardial, dextrocerebral, dextrocular, dextrogyrate, dextrogyratory, dextropedal, dextrorotary, dextrorse, die-hard, diehard, dissident, dodo, elder, extreme right-winger, faultfinder, fogy, fogyish, fossil, frondeur, fud, fuddy-duddy, granny, griper, grouch, grouser, growler, grumbler, hard hat, has-been, hostile, imperialist, inimical, intransigent, kicker, kvetch, longhair, malcontent, matriarch, mid-Victorian, monarchist, mossback, murmurer, mutterer, nonconformist, nonprogressive, off, old believer, old crock, old dodo, old fogy, old liner, old man, old poop, old woman, old-line, old-timer, opposing, oppositional, oppugnant, orthodox, patriarch, perverse, pop, pops, querulous person, radical right, reacting, reactionarist, reactionist, reactive, rebel, recalcitrant, recessive, recidivist, recidivous, recto, reflex, reflexive, refluent, regressive, regular old fogy, relic, renitent, repugnant, resistant, respondent, responding, responsive, retroactionary, retroactive, retrocessive, retrograde, retrogressive, retrorse, retroverse, returnable, reversible, reversional, reversionary, revertible, revolutionary, revulsionary, revulsive, right, right field, right hand, right of center, right side, right wing, right-hand, right-wing, right-winger, right-wingish, rightist, royalist, social Darwinist, sorehead, square, standpat, standpatter, starboard, starboard tack, starets, tory, traditionalist, traditionalistic, ultraconservative, unprogressive, whiner, white
tergiversation, change of mind, change of intention, change of purpose, afterthought, tergiversation, recantation, palinode, palinody, renunciation, abjuration, abjurement, defection, going over, apostasy, retraction, retractation, withdrawal, disavowal, revocation, revokement, reversal, repentance, redintegratio amoris, coquetry, vacillation, backsliding, volte-face, turn coat, turn tippet, rat, apostate, renegade, convert, pervert, proselyte, deserter, backslider, blackleg, crawfish, scab, mugwump, recidivist, time server, time pleaser, timist, Vicar of Bray, trimmer, ambidexter, weathercock, Janus, changeful, irresolute, ductile, slippery as an eel, trimming, ambidextrous, timeserving, coquetting, revocatory, reactionary
, a change came o'er the spirit of my dream.
reversion, return, revulsion, turning point, turn of the tide, status quo ante bellum, calm before a storm, alternation, inversion, recoil, retreat, regression, retrogression, restoration, relapse, recidivism, atavism, vicinism, reverting, regressive, revulsive, reactionary
, retrorse, a rebours.
counteraction, opposition, contrariety, antagonism, polarity, clashing, collision, interference, inhibition, resistance, renitency, friction, reaction, retroaction, counterblast, neutralization, vis inertiae, check, voluntary opposition &c, voluntary resistance, repression, opposites, action and reaction, yang and yin, yang-yin (contrariety), counteracting, antagonistic, conflicting, retroactive, renitent, reactionary
, contrary, although, in spite of, against, for every action there is a reaction, equal in force and opposite in direction.
recoil, reaction, retroaction, revulsion, bounce, rebound, ricochet, repercussion, recalcitration, kick, contrecoup, springing back, elasticity, reflection, reflexion, reflex, reflux, reverberation, rebuff, repulse, return, ducks and drakes, boomerang, spring, reactionist, elastic collision, coefficient of restitution, recoiling, refluent, repercussive, recalcitrant, reactionary
, retroactive, on the rebound, on the recoil, for every action there is a reaction, equal in force and opposite in direction.
regress, regression, retrocession, retrogression, retrograduation, retroaction, reculade, retreat, withdrawal, retirement, remigration, recession, recess, crab-like motion, refluence, reflux, backwater, regurgitation, ebb, return, resilience reflection, reflexion (recoil), flip-flop, volte-face, counter motion, retrograde motion, backward movement, motion in reverse, counter movement, counter march, veering, tergiversation, recidivation, backsliding, fall, deterioration, recidivism, recidivity, reversal, relapse, turning point, receding, retrograde, retrogressive, regressive, refluent, reflex, recidivous, resilient, crab-like, balky, reactionary
, back, backwards, reflexively, to the right about, a reculons, a rebours, revenons a nos moutons, as you were.