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Synonyms for relapse

Noun

1. backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting, failure
usage: a failure to maintain a higher state

Verb

1. get worse, relapse, change state, turn
usage: deteriorate in health; "he relapsed"
2. relapse, lapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, fall back, revert, return, retrovert, regress, turn back
usage: go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"
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