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Synonyms for backslide
ˈbækˌslaɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lapse, backslide(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    slide by, retrogress, glide by, slip away, go by, slip by, relapse, recidivate, sink, elapse, fall back, pass, lapse, go along, regress

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. backslide(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    apostatize, fall off, fall away, break faith

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. backslide(v)

    Synonyms:
    break faith, apostatize, retrograde, relapse, desert, fall away

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How to use backslide in a sentence?

  1. Maung Moccy:

    I lived under military rule all my life and I never experienced such a crackdown, honestly, I'm afraid they have decided to backslide on democracy.

  2. Ken Meeks:

    Use anything you can find in your environment that helps you keep moving forward. If you keep moving, then you’ll keep making progress, even if it’s small, and you won’t backslide.

  3. Daniel Kelemen:

    The EU has always been reluctant to act when there is a democratic backslide, they have previously hidden behind the fact that Article 7 doesn't work and that they don't have the right toolkit, so try and create new mechanisms. The problem with this new agreement is any mechanism Hungary and Poland will vote for will be so watered down and unenforceable in reality.


Translations for backslide

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  • regressar, apostatar, retroceder, decair, regredirPortuguese

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