- to restore to life; give new life to; revive; reanimate.
Origin of revivify
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Examples from the Web for revivification
Had the revivification produced some disorder of the nervous system?The Man With The Broken Ear
To the alchemist this was "mortification" and "revivification" of the metal.A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5)
Henry Smith Williams
Monkhouse pointed out that Keats and Shelley, more than Hunt, reaped the rewards of his revivification of the heroic couplet.Leigh Hunt's Relations with Byron, Shelley and Keats
This aptitude of revivification is found to a high degree in animalcules of low order.
Up to the revivification, his account agrees very well with the Spanish ballad.
- (tr) to give new life or spirit to; revive
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- Refreshening the edges of a wound by paring or scraping to promote healing.vivification
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