to represent or perform (an event, etc) that has happened before
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How to use re-enact in a sentence
But it is a motion picture which purports to re-enact true events about recent Iranian history.
Did the Pilgrims re-enact an English harvest festival, alcoholic and semi-pagan?
May the happy couple live to re-enact the same sixty years after marriage!Lands of the Slave and the Free | Henry A. Murray
We have seen in the last chapter that whatever interests primitive man, whatever makes him feel strongly, he tends to re-enact.Ancient Art and Ritual | Jane Ellen Harrison
Art and ritual are at the outset alike in this, that they do not seek to copy a fact, but to reproduce, to re-enact an emotion.Ancient Art and Ritual | Jane Ellen Harrison
It became necessary to re-enact this ecclesiastical prohibition several times.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6) | Heinrich Graetz
Are we to have a God who will re-enact the Mosaic code and punish hundreds of offences with death?The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 11 (of 12) | Robert G. Ingersoll