renascent

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adjective re·na·scent \ -sᵊnt \

Definition of renascent

:rising again into being or vigor

Origin and Etymology of renascent

Latin renascent-, renascens, present participle of renasci


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renascent

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Definition of renascent for English Language Learners

  • : existing, happening, or popular again


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