Recrudesce

Re`cru*desce"

(?), v. i. [See Recrudescent.] To be in a state of recrudescence; esp., to come into renewed freshness, vigor, or activity; to revive.

The general influence . . . which is liable every now and then to recrudesce in his absence.
Edmund Gurney.
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Re`cru*des"cence

(r?`kr?*d?s"sens),

Re`cru*des`cen*cy

(-d?s"sen*s?), } n. [Cf. F. recrudescence.]
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1. The state or condition of being recrudescent.
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A recrudescence of barbarism may condemn it [land] to chronic poverty and waste.
Duke of Argyll.
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2. (Med.) Increased severity of a disease after temporary remission. Dunglison.
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