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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
back•slideˈbækˌslaɪd(v.)-slid, -slid; -slid•den, -slid•ing
(v.i.)to relapse into bad habits, sinful behavior, or undesirable activities.
(n.)an instance of backsliding.
Origin of backslide:
recidivist, backslider, reversionist(noun)
someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior
A recidivist; one who backslides, especially in a religious sense; an apostate.
Origin: From backslide.
one who backslides
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