There is an old Jewish joke about the recurrence of the biblical flood.
The 91-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II was rushed to hospital on Wednesday with a recurrence of the infection.
Worse, the recurrence of this whiny, unsympathetic caricature in a writer's work makes an unpleasant statement about the writer.
No amount of depravity could extinguish his hope of reform; no recurrence of ingratitude could paralyze his efforts.
Fourteen remain in which neither death nor recurrence had been reported.
It wanted but that one drop to make a recurrence to the work impossible.
See case of recurrence, Fergusson's Practical Surgery 1st ed.
No recurrence of the symptoms took place, and I had nearly recovered my strength by the evening.
A month after I saw her again and she had had no recurrence.
The answer to this speculation was so old,—it had dropped so ont of the line of recurrence,—that it was now almost new again.
recurrence re·cur·rence (rĭ-kûr'əns, -kŭr'-)
A return of symptoms as part of the natural progress of a disease, as in relapsing fever.