relapse

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A relapse or recidivism is a recurrence of a past (typically medical) condition. more...
  • I hope that we are going to come to life again without new relapses. Cited from The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters
  • One could simply relapse back into one's own life and write from it.
  • What's more, he says he may go on having these relapses for years. Cited from Anne Severn and the Fieldings, by May Sinclair
  • But before the day was out she relapsed into her bad ways. Cited from Madame Flirt, by Charles E. Pearce
  • He relapsed into the comfort people find in giving up a difficult thing. Cited from The Lady of the Aroostook, by W. D. Howells
  • And, with that far-off look in her light eyes, she relapsed into silence. Cited from Hauntings: Fantastic Stories, by Vernon Lee
  • But by the time we got back home three days later, John had relapsed. Cited from How and When to Be Your Own Doctor,Moser & Solomon
  • Right after, though, they relapse as soon as they visit the Station again.
  • Although some health education or treatment is provided, the relapse rate is extremely high.
  • He was anxious to see if she had relapsed since the previous evening. Cited from Hard Times, by Charles Dickens
  • He drew his chair toward the fire, and relapsed into his reading. Cited from Sunrise, by William Black
  • Then he relapsed into silence, with his eyes fixed on his work. Cited from Three Cities: Paris, Vol. 5, by Emile Zola
  • She had more than one relapse and her condition continued to give anxiety.
  • She relapsed into silence, and they took their places in the car. Cited from The Cinema Murder, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The four men relapsed into silence as they cut for the deal. Cited from The Story of the Foss River Ranch, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • His features relapsed, his mouth once more resolved itself into pleasant and natural lines. Cited from The Black Box, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • She relapsed again, taking no further notice of any one present. Cited from The Dairyman's Daughter, by Legh Richmond
  • The people who relapse are still surviving but they are no longer disease-free.
  • They talked a little from time to time and then relapsed into a long silence. Cited from The Rulers of the Lakes, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • It is their third full-length overall and their first release on Relapse Records.
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Words starting with relapse

Meaning of relapse

  • verb Go back to bad behavior
    Those who recidivate are often minor criminals