backsliding

[ bak-slahyd ]SEE DEFINITION OF backsliding

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BACKSLIDING

He doesn't seem able to stand either the converting or the backsliding.

But it was certainly not caution which induced Mr. Stewart's backsliding.

No doubt there was plentiful vaporing, and cases of backsliding might occur.

The king, in great agony and despair, bewails the death of his father and his own backsliding.

The worst cases of Backsliding are among those who are no longer young.

There were other examples of backsliding in the Navy's racial practices.

I do not suspect your zeal nor accuse you of any backsliding.

You can't go into a conventicle but you'll hear plenty of talk of backsliding.

The Protestants thought the plague had been sent as a punishment for their backsliding.

We are not, however, to discuss at present the physiology of backsliding.

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