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reviviscence

or reviviscency

[rev-uh-vis-uh ns or rev-uh-vis-uh n-see] /ˌrɛv əˈvɪs əns or ˌrɛv əˈvɪs ən si/
noun
1.
the act or state of being revived; revival; reanimation.
Origin of reviviscence
1620-1630
1620-30; < Latin revīvisc(ere) to come to life again (re- re- + vīviscere, inchoative of vīvere to live) + -ence
Related forms
reviviscent, adjective
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  • For the cold had now a reviviscent tang—not the bleak, benumbing, icy deadness of the winter's thrall.

    The Story of Old Fort Loudon Charles Egbert Craddock
British Dictionary definitions for reviviscent

reviviscence

/ˌrɛvɪˈvɪsəns; rɪˈvɪvɪsəns/
noun
1.
(rare) restoration to life or animation; revival
Derived Forms
reviviscent, adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Latin, from revīviscere come back to life, related to vīvere to live; see revive
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