Examples of revival in a Sentence
a revival of biographical writing
a revival in Gothic architecture
Fashions from the 1970s are enjoying a revival.
The city is showing signs of revival.
There are three musical revivals on Broadway this season.
The opera company is staging a revival of Verdi's Don Carlos.
Recent Examples of revival from the Web
True, the revival that opened on Thursday night at the Cort Theater, directed by Julie Taymor, has basically the same anatomy as its predecessor.
Beneath that silence, the folk revival still existed.
Why does the revival of a quarter-century-old musical-comedy revue matter so much?
Star and executive producer Roseanne Barr is joined by John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman, Lecy Goranson and Sarah Chalke (who will be playing a new role in the revival, not Becky).
Charlie Crisafulli, a Forest Service ecologist in Amboy, Washington, who has spent decades tracking the revival of Mount St. Helens, wonders whether small logging projects would be enough.
In subsequent years, Catalonia became Spain’s richest region, the Catalan language enjoyed a broad revival, and Barcelona, the regional capital, became a centerpiece of European culture and even hosted the 1992 Olympics.
To San Diegans who grew with wood rackets in their hands, the cinematic revival of Billie Jean King’s 1973 whuppin’ of hustler Bobby Riggs sparks a meteor shower of memories.
For Allison, the revival of the Artmobile has personal resonance.
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First Known Use of revival
Synonymsreanimation, rebirth, regeneration, rejuvenation, rejuvenescence, renewal, resurgence, resurrection, resuscitation, revitalization, revivification
Related Wordsrenaissance, renascence; reinvention; reactivation; rally, recovery, recuperation; restoral, restoration
Near Antonymsdeath, expiration, extinction
REVIVAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of revival for English Language Learners
: a period in which something becomes popular again after a long period of time
: the growth of something or an increase in the activity of something after a long period of no growth or activity
: the showing of a play, a movie, etc., to the public usually many years after it was last shown : a new production of an old show
REVIVAL Defined for Kids
Definition of revival for Students
- a revival of jazz music
- a revival of business
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