It was then that she learned that the cancer had recurred in her bones.
The crab complaint," he writes, "has recurred more than a dozen times in newspapers around the country.
The solemnity of his promise to Ellen, however, recurred to him in time to restrain his uplifted arm.
She went over them, one by one, as they recurred to her memory, and decided that it was.
They had recurred to him many times, and in each instance his heart had undeniably responded in a tenderly sentimental way.
It often recurred to my imagination, and I could then think of no other subject.
A vague suspicion, that had been born in the young man's mind immediately after his rescue from the river now recurred.
Moreover, the words of the masonic statutes, "be kindly and courteous," recurred to him.
Yet suddenly there recurred to me my own small part in this great tragedy.
This memory, effaced by his own adventures of the evening, now recurred to him.
late 14c., "recover from illness or suffering;" mid-15c., "to return" (to a place), from Latin recurrere "to return, run back, hasten back," figuratively "revert, recur," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Originally of persons; application to thoughts, ideas, etc. is recorded from 1620s. Meaning "happen again" is from 1670s. Related: Recurred; recurring.
recur re·cur (rĭ-kûr')
v. re·curred, re·cur·ring, re·curs
To happen, come up, or show up again or repeatedly.
To return to one's attention or memory.