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revert -- as in: revert to childish ways
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Childhood's End
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  • In future, all my dealings with Earth will be in-direct and the office of Secretary-General can revert to something resembling its original form.
  • All the basic labour-saving devices were in evidence: at least, Jean admitted, there was no danger of reverting to the dark ages of domestic drudgery.

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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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