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setbacks

noun
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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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“Setbacks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/setbacks. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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