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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Backslide  \Back`slide"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  {Backslid};  p.  p. 
  {Backslidden},  {Backslid};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Backsliding}.] 
  [Back,  adv  +  slide.] 
  To  slide  back  to  fall  away  esp.  to  abandon  gradually  the 
  faith  and  practice  of  a  religion  that  has  been  professed. 




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