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1. backslide

verb. ['ˈbækˌslaɪd'] drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards.

Synonyms

  • fall away
  • drop off
  • lapse
  • drop away

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • better
  • remember
  • roughness

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slide (English)
  • sliden (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Backslide

  • halide
  • landslide
  • landslide
  • paraglide

How do you pronounce backslide?

Pronounce backslide as ˈbæksˌlaɪd.

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Sentences with backslide


1. Verb, base form
But a new set of circumstances could not be an excuse to backslide.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Using the "out of sight, out of mind" tactic prevents cravings from causing a backslide.

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