backslide


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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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"She is already beginning to backslide on immigration, with the government now telling us that immigration will run at today's level for the next decade.
Ironically, we believe that employees' long-term focus could be contributing to the slight backslide we are seeing in employees' day to day money management habits.
may backslide on the prior permit if the permittee installed treatment
some of that political liberalization and reform has either stalled or backslide in the last several years" (p.
combat forces in Afghanistan; the war on terror with Osama bin Laden on the loose; North Korea's nuclear weapons program up and running; China's increasing military and economic power coupled with its efforts to expand its political influence throughout Asia and beyond; Russia's continuing backslide into authoritarianism and regional bullying; Israel's upcoming withdrawal from Gaza and a post-Ararat Palestinian leadership teetering on the brink of a full meltdown; and a U.S.-European relationship that is deeply poisoned and threatening to get worse.
We are very disheartened by this apparent decision to go back to 'business as usual.' A decision to backslide on the Charter and Norms--and it is hard to see the decision to delay matters until November as anything else--will delay the necessary healing and reopen the wounds of deception, manipulation and control--all the false ideals that produced this scandal." Denver's Archbishop Charles J.
She told reporters on July 25 that she planned to urge the junta's leaders ''not to let democratization backslide.''
IABC is in the process of change, and we need to be careful not to backslide into old, comfortable positions.
Confidence in the government's ability to deliver structural reforms is low after its backslide on earlier reform promises.
Bernardino also knew that his sermons might have only a short-term effect and that many in his audiences would probably backslide, but he also urged his hearers to think of themselves as the buon cavalcatore who often falls from his horse as he learns to ride.
But one Australian distrib, who asked for anonymity, tells Variety he suspects certain wording still gives the government room to backslide on the pledge to retain copyright restrictions on importing videos.
However, Muto admitted the government should continue to be vigilant against any possible backslide into a recession.
How many times have you seen a CNA or nurse who has been an excellent employee for years start to backslide and develop a sour attitude, only to revert to their old attitudes upon beginning an educational program?
The CAP Level II manual addresses the term as either a "backslide" or a "frontslide."