- Newsday Crossword
- November 9 2023
We have found the following answers matching the query 'Backslide' in our database: For more stats and recent usage scroll down and continue reading. Backslide crossword clue was last seen on November 9 2023 in the popular Newsday Crossword.
|• ||To slip or slide back, in a literal sense; to turn back.|
|• ||To slide or turn back into a former state or practice; to fall back from some condition attained; -- generally in a bad sense, as from a state of convalescence or amended condition; as, to relapse into a stupor, into vice, or into barbarism; -- sometimes in a good sense; as, to relapse into slumber after being disturbed.|
|• ||To fall from Christian faith into paganism, heresy, or unbelief; to backslide.|
|• ||A sliding or falling back, especially into a former bad state, either of body or morals; backsliding; the state of having fallen back.|
|• ||One who has relapsed, or fallen back, into error; a backslider; specifically, one who, after recanting error, returns to it again.|
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- Newsday: Nov 9, 2023
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