re·​sculpt (ˌ)rē-ˈskəlpt How to pronounce resculpt (audio)
resculpted; resculpting

transitive verb

: to sculpt (something) again
"The statue was in about eight or nine pieces, and some other pieces were missing. So we had to resculpt the parts that were gone."Stephen Tirone
The headlights have also been resculpted, giving the car a more athletic appearance.Feann Torr
… spent weeks in the weight room resculpting her physique.Marisa Wong
In a few hours a storm can completely resculpt a beach.Grant Shilling

Examples of resculpt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Heat have had players in similar situations before, attempting to resculpt. Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel, 13 July 2022 The particular way addiction can resculpt the brain has made the pandemic particularly challenging for those with substance use disorder. Usha Lee McFarling, STAT, 16 Feb. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of resculpt was in 1948

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“Resculpt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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