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relume

verb re·lume \(ˌ)rē-ˈlüm\
re·lumedre·lum·ing

Definition of RELUME

transitive verb
archaic
:  to light or light up again :  rekindle
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Origin of RELUME

irregular from Late Latin reluminare, from Latin re- + luminare to light up — more at illuminate
First Known Use: 1604

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