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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A return of something after a period of abatement.

Usage examples (36)
  • A recrudescence of racism
  • A recrudescence of the symptoms
  • It seemed that between Friday evening and Sunday morning there had been a violent recrudescence of Yugo-Slav irreverence.
  • One might think that she actually likes the music, but her brahmin vocabulary gives her away: "recrudescence" generally refers to unpleasant conditions, such as a disease. for more
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