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See definition of relapsing on Dictionary.com
  • as inrecessive
  • as inbacksliding

synonyms for relapsing

  • receding
  • dormant
  • inactive
  • latent
  • regressive
  • suspended
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antonyms for relapsing

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  • dominant
  • overbalancing
  • prevailing
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    How to use relapsing in a sentence

    The spirillum of relapsing fever can be identified by the method for the malarial parasite in fresh blood.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    Ay, murmured the sick woman, relapsing into her former drowsy state, what about her?what aboutI know!
    OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
    One thing had saved him from relapsing into the nervous dreamer, and the weaver of bright but aimless fancies.
    THE NEW TENANTE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
    Pierre, who was relapsing into nervous irritation, wanted to know what Marowsko meant by this phrase.
    THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT, VOLUME VIII.GUY DE MAUPASSANT
    "I'd rather not—the house may be full of Indians," replied Joe, relapsing into his natural cowardice.
    WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
    Immediately relapsing into his former close-mouthedness, the peasant made no answer.
    THE IRON TREVET OR JOCELYN THE CHAMPIONEUGNE SUE
    Not work enough for the honest men; yet if the discharged criminal cannot get work, how to prevent him from relapsing into crime?
    PIPPIN; A WANDERING FLAMELAURA E. RICHARDS
    Governor Arthur arrived in 1824, and found the colony fast relapsing into its former unsettled state.
    HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALANDALEXANDER SUTHERLAND
    With a last hope Bofinger drove to the Westside establishment, relapsing moodily into silence.
    MAX FARGUSOWEN JOHNSON
    Aram, though without relapsing into any of his absorbed reveries, answered her only in monosyllables.
    EUGENE ARAM, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO RELAPSING

    • backslide
    • lapse
    • lapsing
    • regression
    • relapsing
    • reversion
    • reverting
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