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1. relapse

verb. ['riːˈlæps'] go back to bad behavior.

Synonyms

  • recidivate
  • regress
  • turn back
  • lapse
  • fall back
  • retrovert
  • return
  • revert

Antonyms

  • claim
  • begin
  • tide
  • advance

Etymology

  • relapsus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Relapse

  • straps
  • scraps
  • perhaps
  • collapse
  • traps
  • snaps
  • slaps
  • schnapps
  • flaps
  • craps
  • crapps
  • claps
  • zaps
  • yaps
  • wraps
  • taps
  • saps
  • raps
  • naps
  • maps
  • lapps
  • knapp's
  • kaps
  • kappes
  • japs
  • gaps
  • gap's
  • chaps
  • caps
  • cap's

Sentences with relapse


1. Verb, base form
This type of counseling can lead to relapse or to the end of therapy altogether.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Short-term contrition may give way to a relapse.

2. relapse

noun. ['riːˈlæps'] a failure to maintain a higher state.

Synonyms

  • backsliding
  • lapsing
  • recidivism
  • lapse
  • relapsing
  • reversion
  • failure

Antonyms

  • progress
  • better
  • stay
  • attack

Etymology

  • relapsus (Latin)

3. relapse

verb. ['riːˈlæps'] deteriorate in health.

Synonyms

  • get worse
  • turn

Antonyms

  • precede
  • ground stroke
  • volley

Etymology

  • relapsus (Latin)
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