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Related / Similar Words: relapse, lapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, lose, drop off, fall behind, recede, retire, lag, dawdle, resort, recur

 

Definition:
  • go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals";
  • retreat;
  • move back and away from; "The enemy fell back";
  • hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.;
  • fall backwards and down;
  • have recourse to; "The government resorted to rationing meat";

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    Hyponyms: ebb, ebb away, ebb down, ebb out, ebb off, retrograde, retreat, drag, trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind

     

    Derivational Morphology: recidivism, backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting, recession, ceding back, receding, disengagement, fallback, pullout, dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, slowdown, lag, retardation, recourse, resort, refuge

     

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