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rebound

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as in response, rise

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rebound

verb

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1 to regain a former or normal state
  • the economy will rebound from this latest slump

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2 to strike and fly off at an angle
  • the ball rebounded off the rim

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The first known use of rebound was in the 14th century

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“Rebound.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rebound. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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