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revert -- as in: revert to childish ways
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Crime and Punishment
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  • He had simply babbled on uttering empty phrases, letting slip a few enigmatic words and again reverting to incoherence.

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  • When registering disapprobation, he always reverted back to her childhood nickname.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Andie had reverted to her old cheery self after Amy returned.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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