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Word: backslide

Definition: revert (to bad habits); N. reverter


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::: catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
::: ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
::: humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
::: copious - plentiful
::: agape - openmouthed
::: cistern - reservoir or water tank
::: encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
::: riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing