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reviviscence

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noun re·vi·vis·cence \ˌrē-ˌvī-ˈvi-sən(t)s, ri-\

Definition of reviviscence

  1. :  an act of reviving :  the state of being revived

re·vi·vis·cent play \-sənt\ adjective


Origin of reviviscence

Latin reviviscere to come to life again, from re- + viviscere to come to life, from vivus alive, living — more at quick


First Known Use: 1626


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