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Instead, they (and we) all slip back into a cultural habit that has its origins in the Vietnam War: we turn to pity and pathos.

Sometimes he seemed to be recovering, only to slip back in devastating defeat.

This will not be easy to achieve because states emerging from dictatorship can easily slip back to practices of the past.

You have only to ignore it and you slip back again centuries in time.

This is why—no matter what happens in this election—Iraq will not slip back into civil war as it did after the 2005 election.

He let his hand slip back, that smooth white hand which I had more than once surveyed in admiration.

When he come near our flight, I slip back and wait in the room, leaving the door open so he can see.

And to leave her in farmland would be to let her slip back again out of accord with him.

Then some one would drive the crowd away, and he would slip back into his stupor.

With the support of the sea withdrawn from half its length the huge hull must either slip back into deep water or break in two.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slip back, such as: degenerate, fall back, backslide, fade, fail, and fall.

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