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backsliding

adjective

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backsliding

verb
present participle of backslide

Synonyms & Antonyms of backsliding (Entry 2 of 2)

as in relapsing, lapsing

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“Backsliding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/backsliding. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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