Definition of recrudesce
: to break out or become active again
Origin of recrudesce
Latin recrudescere to become raw again, from re- + crudescere to become raw, from crudus raw — more at raw
First Known Use: 1713
Rhymes with recrudesce
ABS, acquiesce, baroness, bitter cress, CBS, coalesce, convalesce, crown princess, DES, decompress, deliquesce, derepress, dispossess, due process, effervesce, effloresce, evanesce, full-court press, gentilesse, granny dress, in-process, inverness, Inverness, less and less, letterpress, luminesce, Lyonnesse, minidress, more or less, nonetheless, obsolesce, otherguess, overdress, pennycress, phosphoresce, politesse, prepossess, preprocess, repossess, reprocess, retrogress, second-guess, SOS, sweaterdress, underdress, watercress, window-dress, word process
Medical Definition of recrudesce
: to break out or become active again <the epidemic recrudesced after a period of quiescence>
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