rejuvenescent

[ri-joo-vuh-nes-uh nt]
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adjective

becoming young again.
making young again; rejuvenating.

Nearby words

  1. rejoinder,
  2. rejuvenate,
  3. rejuvenation,
  4. rejuvenesce,
  5. rejuvenescence,
  6. rejuvenize,
  7. rekey,
  8. rekindle,
  9. rekt,
  10. rel.

Origin of rejuvenescent

1755–65; < Medieval Latin rejuvenēsc(ere) to become young again (Latin re- re- + juven(is) young + -ēsc- inceptive suffix + -ere infinitive suffix) + -ent

Related formsre·ju·ve·nes·cence, noun

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