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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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Besides, if the will to eliminated jail sentences for publishing offences really did exist, the president could have just as easily decreed the amendment of 33 articles in the Egyptian Penal Code reinforcing this antediluvian practice, and saved the regimeeIUs face from further slipping to the bottom of the roster of notorious backsliders in freedom of expression indices worldwide.
As any manager will tell you, there are enough backsliders in the game already without giving them readymade excuses for another day on the skive.
In these times when so many have become backsliders the true meaning and purpose of Lent is forgotten.
The letter gives the backsliders until April 15 to provide "as a matter of urgency" full details of their current employment and remuneration so the deductions can be made.
The post Stay of execution for social insurance backsliders appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
If backsliders claim that they're forgiven and born again, all is well and the beat can go on.
In its recently issued "Nations in Transit" report, which tracks democratic development in the region stretching from Central Europe to Central Asia, Hungary was named one of the worst backsliders.
Let our zealous backsliders forethink now with themselves, how thir
The backsliders lacked a robust and stable base of support in civil society prior to their resource discoveries.
The 50 states and the District of Columbia fall into three general categories--climbers, sustainers, and backsliders.
We're talking secular humanists, hard-core atheists, agnostics, ag-curious, backsliders, people who don't identify with any '-ist" or "-ism" whatsoever, and people who just find themselves saying, "Uh, wait a minute," a lot.
173-97, especially 173-75; Michael Winship, "Weak Christians, Backsliders, and Carnal Gospelers: Assurance of Salvation and the Pastoral Origins of Puritan Practical Divinity in the 1580s," Church History, 70 (2001), pp.
The Torah describes a monotheistic and aniconic Yahwism centered on a magnificent temple in Jerusalem battling backsliders into polytheistic Canaanite idolatry, while in contrast archaeology has revealed religious establishments outside the capital (e.