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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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a return to former bad habits or vices from a state of virtue
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|Noun||1.||backsliding - a failure to maintain a higher state|
failure - an act that fails; "his failure to pass the test"
recidivism - habitual relapse into crime
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backsliding[ˈbækslaɪdɪŋ] n → récidive f
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backsliding[ˈbækˌslaɪdɪŋ] n → ricaduta (in vizio, errore)
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