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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To accomplish again; To reach by effort again.

Usage examples (7)
  • He wetted his hair down with water every morning, but after the second witness it would reattain its loft.
  • The result is a lagged effect on state finances, with tax revenues usually taking as long as five years to reattain prior peaks, according to Mr. Boyd.
  • The difference, of course, is that he is not currently in power, merely trying to reattain it, which gives his lies an additional layer of deep insecurity.
  • And growth will not reattain its 2006 rate before 2015. for more
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