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reversion

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the act or an instance of going back to an earlier and lower level especially of intelligence or behavior
  • after the birth of his baby brother, the toddler temporarily underwent a kind of reversion, acting like a baby himself

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“Reversion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reversion. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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