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noun as in awakening from the dead


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Many Christians anticipate a future general resurrection of all who have died and the coming of the kingdom of God for the faithful.

He tried the whole resurrection thing when he went against his dad, but he lost pretty conclusively.

From Vox

Such a political resurrection was made possible only by the many years of frustration and failure that had come before it.

From Vox

It found resurrection a short time later when Leadership aides literally plucked it from the Energy and Commerce team and delivered it to the Ways and Means Committee for its approval instead.

From Time

In this week’s Border Report, Gustavo Solis wrote about all of the issues the program has seen since it’s been implemented in light of its resurrection and captures local responses to the decision.

But a funny thing happened on the way to the funeral: a miraculous resurrection!

They will be subjected to inquisition, and will await resurrection in the grave like any normal Muslim.

The Jackson campaign became the resurrection of the black freedom movement in national politics.

The most-watched dramas of the 2013-2014 season were NCIS, NCIS: LA, Person of Interest, Blue Bloods, and Resurrection.

I try to make her present, with memory or imagination, hopeful that our little remembrance will be for her a little resurrection.

The resurrection of Lazarus is a transparent fabrication out of the parable of the rich man and Lazarus.

There was a tremendous necessity for an example of the resurrection of an ordinary man.

The resurrection of a supernatural man is not quite sufficient for people not supernatural.

The alleged fact of the Resurrection is of immense importance to hundreds of millions of people.

The incarnation of a God in human form, the resurrection of a man or a God from the dead, are facts outside human experience.

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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to resurrection, such as: reappearance, rebirth, restoration, resurgence, revival, and reawakening.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.