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revival

re·viv·al

revival

 
 
pronunciation:
rih vaI vl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of reviving.
The revival of trade between the two nations boosted their economies.
synonyms:
reinvigoration, resuscitation, revitalization, revivification
similar words:
raising, reanimation, recovery, refreshment, regeneration, renewal, restoration
definition 2: a return to life, vigor, or vitality.
synonyms:
refreshment, regeneration, reinvigoration, renaissance, renascence, renewal, revitalization
similar words:
rebirth, recovery, rejuvenation, restoration, resurrection
definition 3: a new production or interpretation of a dramatic work.
similar words:
adaptation, re-creation, resurrection, version
definition 4: a series of informal meetings, esp. among Protestant evangelicals and fundamentalists, marked by impassioned preaching and open expressions of religious feeling.
similar words:
awakening
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