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relapse
used in Fearless

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Definition
to return to an undesirable previous condition — especially illness, addiction, or bad behavior
  • Adam had been drug free for a year and seven months, but she'd done her research and learned that relapse was still extremely likely.
    p. 124.3
  • "It was the second time he'd relapsed," she says.
    p. 84.9
  • At the beginning of 1998, Kelley informed Janice and Larry of the relapses and they told her to break up with Adam.
    p. 85.8
  • For six months, Kelley spent the better part of her days either baby-sitting Adam or searching for him during his relapses, which occurred every week or two.
    p. 86.8
  • Back in Little Rock, where she had moved in with her father, the new Mrs. Brown was "a nervous wreck" She knew Adam had what it took to make it through boot camp, but she also knew the likelihood for relapse.
    p. 100.7
  • For Kelley it bordered on miraculous that Adam had lasted this long without a relapse, because "it was the devil to him.
    p. 165.3

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