An oblique variation from some definite direction
The definition of a relapse is a backsliding or a situation where a person who was getting better returns to a worse state.
The definition of pejorative is having a negative or belittling effect.
The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
(Biol.) A return to a lower, less complex stage or state; degeneration
To make worse or more troublesome:
To determine the interest on the principal and on whatever interest has already accrued.
Decline is defined as to refuse something, slope downward, become less or to sink from view.
To decline or become debased morally, culturally, etc.
To degrade is defined as to treat someone with disrespect, to lower someone's rank, to make something not as good, or to break down or deteriorate.
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
To make smaller or less significant; reduce.
To return to a previous, usually worse or less developed state:
(Archaic) To go, or seem to go, backward
Sink is defined as to go down slowly, or to drop beneath the surface or normal level.
To cause to slide or slip:
To cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly.
To raise to a more desirable or more excellent quality or condition; make better:
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To waste away or fail to develop
To pass from an earlier to a later time, from greater to less, from general to particular, etc.
To a greater extent or degree:
(Archaic) To intensify (a feeling, disease, etc.); aggravate
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