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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.
Many good stories have rhythm, recurrence, repetition of the leit motiv.Picture-Work|Walter L. (Walter Lowrie) Hervey
An order of recurrence does exist, however, giving the definite form essential to poetry.Studies of Contemporary Poets|Mary C. Sturgeon
When a particular phenomenon occurs rarely, the probabilities are strong against the recurrence of it.The English in the West Indies|James Anthony Froude
Indeed, at one time it was believed that a recurrence was almost certain to occur.Preventable Diseases|Woods Hutchinson
The object of all punishments is evidently to prevent the recurrence of offences, either by others or by the offender himself.The Lieutenant and Commander|Basil Hall