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revive

re·vive

revive

 
 
pronunciation:
rih vaIv
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part of speech: verb
inflections: revived, revives, reviving
definition: to make conscious again.
A nurse revived him after he hit his head and fell to the ground.
similar words:
restore, stir up
derivations: revivable (adj.), revivably (adv.), revivingly (adv.), reviver (n.)
Word History
Revive comes from a Latin word that means "to live again."
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