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reverting

verb
present participle of revert

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to go back to a previous and usually lower state or level
  • after the national emergency had passed, the political parties abandoned their shotgun unity and reverted to their partisan squabbling

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“Reverting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reverting. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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