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.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Re`cru*des`cen*cy(-d?s"sen*s?), } n. [Cf. F. recrudescence.]
1. The state or condition of being recrudescent.
A recrudescence of barbarism may condemn it [land] to chronic poverty and waste.Duke of Argyll.
(Med.) Increased severity of a disease after temporary remission.
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