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Synonyms for backslide



Synonyms for backslide

to slip from a higher or better condition to a former, usually lower or poorer one

a slipping from a higher or better condition to a lower or poorer one

Synonyms for backslide

drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards

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I was raised in the gospel but I backslid for about 11 years.
Investors cited an easing of tensions surrounding Hurricane Frances for the backslid in oil.
But while their ill-gotten gains helped Carter grow up to become a millionaire thoroughbred breeder, with a plush Kentucky homestead and Rosie (now his wife) among his leggy trophies, Vinnie backslid into alcoholism and depression.