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relapse
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • He relapsed into gloomy silence.
  • "I’m not hindering them, pani," said the Pole in the wig, with a long look at Grushenka, and relapsing into dignified silence he sucked his pipe again.
  • Kolya looked sternly at the luckless dog, who relapsed again into obedient rigidity.
  • Smerdyakov was always inquiring, putting certain indirect but obviously premeditated questions, but what his object was he did not explain, and usually at the most important moment he would break off and relapse into silence or pass to another subject.
  • The court relapsed into silence at once.

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  • She returned to the hospital due to difficulty breathing after a relapse of the flu.
  • She stayed clean for over a year, but had a relapse in December and is now in a drug treatment center.

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