After-images or recrudescent memories coming up from the subconscious strata to which they had fallen.
He hurried to his wife with the picture, and she called it “Mamise” with a recrudescent anguish of doubt.
Yet the bottom stone in the wall of recrudescent admiration was the certainty that he had found a sympathetic ear.
He swore sharply and slapped again at a recrudescent flame upon his leg.
No words were needed for the man to know how utterly lost was his recrudescent hope.
After-images, or recrudescent memories (often memories of things not consciously noted).
1707, "a becoming raw again, a breaking out afresh," from stem of Latin recrudescere "re-open" (of wounds), literally "become raw again," from re- "again" (see re-) + crudescere, from crudus "raw" (see crude (adj.)) + inchoative suffix -escere. Meaning "revival" is from 1906. Related: Recrudescency (1650s); recrudescent (1726).
recrudescence re·cru·des·cence (rē'krōō-děs'əns)
A recurrence of a pathological process or its symptoms after a period of improvement or quiesence.