- to compose again; reconstitute; rearrange.
- to restore to composure or calmness.
Origin of recompose
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Examples from the Web for recompose
As with the overture, Rossini did not attempt to recompose this number either.The Complete Opera Book
But the maid was back before she was able to recompose herself.The Tigress
The face itself does not vanish, or but decomposes to recompose.The Browning Cyclopdia
It can decompose, what it can not recompose, thus leaving difficulties as perplexing as before.The Relations of Science and Religion
To understand them at all is difficult, and to recompose from them the hero's speech is beyond our power.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)
John Addington Symonds
- to restore to composure or calmness
- to arrange or compose again; reform
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