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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To bring back to life. Also: To bring back into use.

Usage examples (34)
  • To see a hillside white with dogwood bloom is to know a particular ecstasy of beauty, but to walk the gray Winter woods and find the buds which will resurrect that...
  • Of course we don't have a moral obligation to "resurrect" every individual that has ever lived.
  • Hitler ordered his top genetics experts to "resurrect" them because they featured heavily in German mythology.
  • As were all other species of "Missing Link" that isn't us, for whom we have precisely zero moral responsibility to 'resurrect'. for more
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