recidivate

[ ri-sid-uh-veyt, ree- ]
/ rɪˈsɪd əˌveɪt, ri- /

verb (used without object), re·cid·i·vat·ed, re·cid·i·vat·ing.

to engage in recidivism; relapse.

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Origin of recidivate

1520–30; < Medieval Latin recidivātus past participle of recidivāre to relapse. See recidivism, -ate1
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