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To revert or relapse into a former (typically worse) state
“These blogs remind me to keep being the best version of me, and not to backslide to my old self.”
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To deteriorate physically, mentally, or morally
“I tried taking the leash off several times, but his behavior would backslide, and so I would reattach it.”
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Fail to fulfil an obligation, especially to repay a loan or to appear in a law court
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To give up or renounce one's position or belief
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To decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
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To morally go astray
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To fail in the intended effect
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To move to face in another direction
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Chronic repetition of criminal or other antisocial behavior
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