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as in reversal
a change in status for the worse usually temporarily the colonists persevered despite suffering setbacks that would have discouraged lesser souls

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“Setback.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/setback. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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