verb (used without object), back·slid, back·slid or back·slid·den, back·slid·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM backslidebackslider, noun
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But what about the formerly middle-class African Americans who find themselves on the backslide?How Much Does 'Culture' Matter for 'Inner-City' Poverty?|Jamelle Bouie|March 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They will no longer be tolerated, nor will converted Israel backslide again.The Prophet Ezekiel|Arno C. Gaebelein
If thou turn us not, we shall never turn; it is in our nature to backslide for ever.The Power of Faith|Isabella Graham
It is a thing of very common occurrence, inside the different denominations, for their members to backslide, as they call it.