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verb (used with object), re·viv·i·fied, re·viv·i·fy·ing.
  1. to restore to life; give new life to; revive; reanimate.
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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
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Related Words for revivification

resurgence, recovery, rejuvenation, renascence, quickening, renewal, rebirth, regeneration, renaissance, awakening, restoration, consolation, revitalization, resurrection, cheering, resuscitation, recrudescence, invigoration, reactivation, reanimation

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British Dictionary definitions for revivification


verb -fies, -fying or -fied
  1. (tr) to give new life or spirit to; revive
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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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