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relapse
used in Jane Eyre

4 uses
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Definition
to return to an undesirable previous condition — especially illness, addiction, or bad behavior
  • She was fast relapsing into stupor; nor did her mind again rally: at twelve o'clock that night she died.
    Chapter 21 (98% in)
  • I returned it to her; she received it quietly, and without saying anything she was about to relapse into her former studious mood: again I ventured to disturb her — "Can you tell me what the writing on that stone over the door means?
    Chapter 5 (82% in)
  • He soon stirred; my eye was instantly drawn to his movements; he only took out a morocco pocket-book, thence produced a letter, which he read in silence, folded it, put it back, relapsed into meditation.
    Chapter 33 (14% in)
  • He relapsed again into gloom.
    Chapter 37 (34% in)

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