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Origin of revivify

1665–75; < French révivifier < Late Latin revīvificāre. See re-, vivify
Related formsre·viv·i·fi·ca·tion [ri-viv-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /rɪˌvɪv ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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verb -fies, -fying or -fied
  1. (tr) to give new life or spirit to; revive
Derived Formsrevivification, noun
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revivification in Medicine


  1. Refreshening the edges of a wound by paring or scraping to promote healing.vivification
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