refocillate

transitive verb re·focil·late \rēˈfäsəˌlāt, -fōs-\

Definition of refocillate

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  refresh revive refocillating their spirits with whiskey and soda

refocillation

noun, plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of 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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