from The Century Dictionary.
- Liable to backslide to a former state.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Tending or liable to backslide or relapse to a former condition or habit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Prone to relapseinto immoralor antisocial behavior.
Recurring(of a diseaseor another medicalproblem).
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Now, specifically how that is structured -- I mean, what the President has said is that he would like to see it structured narrowly enough so that it does target the 9 percent of recidivous* criminals who commit 70 percent of the violent crimes.