recidivate

[ ri-sid-uh-veyt, ree- ]SEE DEFINITION OF recidivate
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WORD ORIGIN

"fall back; relapse," 1520s, from Medieval Latin recidivatus, past participle of recidivare "to relapse" (see recidivist). Related: Recidivated; recidivating.

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