recompose

[ree-kuh m-pohz]
verb (used with object), re·com·posed, re·com·pos·ing.
  1. to compose again; reconstitute; rearrange.
  2. to restore to composure or calmness.

Origin of recompose

First recorded in 1605–15; re- + compose
Related formsre·com·po·si·tion [ree-kom-puh-zish-uh n] /ˌri kɒm pəˈzɪʃ ən/, noun
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recompose

verb (tr)
  1. to restore to composure or calmness
  2. to arrange or compose again; reform
Derived Formsrecomposition (ˌriːkɒmpəˈzɪʃən), noun
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