Backslide - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbæksˌlaɪd|  American pronunciation of the word backslide
Brit.  |ˈbakslʌɪd|  British pronunciation of the word backslide

verb

- drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards (syn: lapse)

Examples

Smokers who quit often backslide within a year.

Did not I backslide into intemperance and folly?

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