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intr.v. back·slid (-slĭd′), back·slid·ing, back·slides
To revert to bad habits or lapse in religious practice.
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|Noun||1.||backslider - someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior|
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noun relapser, renegade, reneger, deserter, fallen angel, turncoat, apostate I've never heard of him punishing a backslider.
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backslider[ˈbækˈslaɪdəʳ] N → reincidente mf
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