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
The revival of Indian religion was crucial because Handsome Lake’s vision had revealed that Christianity was not intended for Indians.
While in San Diego earlier this summer at Comic-Con, Hart took a few minutes out of her busy promotional schedule for her revival of Watcher in the Woods, set to air Oct. 21, to discuss her beloved Alabama football.
However, in recent years, it's begun to experience something of a revival, and was ranked the 76th most popular baby name for girls in 2016 by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
But organizers of the latest effort to reopen Balboa Park’s historic but moribund Starlight Bowl believe a revival finally could be near.
Chad Bayuk is having a career revival at Grundy County Speedway.
Conservatives have opposed the idea as leaving too much of the law in place, but as the options for consensus continue to dwindle, the Cassidy plans could see a revival.
The premium partly reflects a nascent revival in OOCL’s fortunes: revenues increased by 6.4% in the first quarter compared with a year earlier (see chart).
Failing to rise to the standard set by the shows that followed the original L Word will ensure the revival’s failure.
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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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