refocillate

transitive verb
re·​focil·​late | \ rēˈfäsəˌlāt, -fōs- \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of refocillate

: refresh, revive refocillating their spirits with whiskey and soda

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Other Words from refocillate

refocillation \ (ˌ) ⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈlāshən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for refocillate

Late Latin refocillatus, refocilatus, past participle of refocillare, refocilare to warm into life again, from Latin re- + focilare, foculare to revive or refresh by warmth, from foculum chafing dish, brazier, from fovēre to warm, keep warm

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“Refocillate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refocillate. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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