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Word: backslide

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


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::: aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
::: bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
::: bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
::: genre - particular variety of art or literature
::: semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
::: dissent - disagree
::: putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
::: gibberish - nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
::: anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
::: automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself