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relapse
used in Pygmalion

3 uses
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Definition
to return to an undesirable previous condition — especially illness, addiction, or bad behavior
  • HIGGINS [relapsing into gloom] Lord forbid!
    Act 3 (36% in)
  • She will relapse into the gutter in three weeks without me at her elbow.
    Act 5 (31% in)
  • You won't relapse, will you?
    Act 5 (31% in)

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