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relapse
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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to return to an undesirable previous condition — especially illness, addiction, or bad behavior
  • Sometimes, when I have relapses of my old demon, I lie in the crook of his arm and he comforts me this way, talking to me all night long to stave off the bad dreams.
    Book 6 — Song of the Children (38% in)

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