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  Definition of Recidivist
  1. someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior
  2. someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)
Similar Words: backslider, reversionist, repeater, habitual criminal

 

Derivational Morphology: lapse, backslide, duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate

 

 
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