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Synonyms for recidivistre·cidi·vist

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  1. recidivist, repeater, habitual criminalnoun

    someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)

    Synonyms:
    repeater, reversionist, repeating firearm, habitual criminal, backslider

  2. recidivist, backslider, reversionistnoun

    someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior

    Synonyms:
    repeater, reversionist, habitual criminal, backslider

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  1. Charles Krauthammer:

    On Monday, a federal district court judge appointed by Obama made a ruling opposing, and essentially saying, calling illegal EPA regulations on fracking. The rebuke was a rather strong one. It was almost as if the judge was instructing a middle school class on the constitution, [The president is] a recidivist on this issue, and he needed to be slapped down again.

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