transitive verb
re·​vig·​or·​ate | \ rə̇ˈvigəˌrāt \

Definition of revigorate

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History and Etymology for revigorate

Medieval Latin revigoratus, past participle of revigorare to make strong again, from Latin re- + Late Latin vigorare to make strong, from Latin vigor strength

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“Revigorate.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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to insert between existing elements

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