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At this time I was attacked with a recrudescence of eccentricity in thought and behaviour.

Here we have a recrudescence of the idea that great penalties are deterrent.

But scarcely had I dropped into slumber when I was aroused by the recrudescence of my hives.

Darrow, face to face with these alternatives, felt a recrudescence of boyish misery.

The immediate occasion for the recrudescence of Localism was the Tariff.

On the 14th November there was a recrudescence of severe fighting.

It appeared to him, the profound Greek scholar, as a recrudescence of Dionysian joy.

This recrudescence of the tone of the old life—the oldest life of all—was horrible.

Still, the moral effect of the recrudescence of the war was lamentable.

There was a recrudescence of the spirit of rebellion in Ireland.

WORD ORIGIN

1707, "a becoming raw again, a breaking out afresh," from stem of Latin recrudescere "re-open" (of wounds), literally "become raw again," from re- "again" (see re-) + crudescere, from crudus "raw" (see crude (adj.)) + inchoative suffix -escere. Meaning "revival" is from 1906. Related: Recrudescency (1650s); recrudescent (1726).

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