revenant

[ rev-uh-nuh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF revenant

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That is true, Monsieur; he has been often taken for a revenant.

It is by the strength of the revenant, by the return of his soul into his body?

You are now one of us; a revenant, even as I, and to live you must feed on the living.

Like that shadowy majesty of Denmark, our dramatic author was a "revenant."

But there is no doubt that the majority of us would prefer encountering a human rather than a four-footed "revenant."

No one present, then no revenant or spook, or astral body, or hallucination: what's in a name?

“It might account for her seeing this revenant cavalier in any passenger,” said Lauzun, not satisfied yet.

Somehow, the idea of a revenant Beta curve didn't make up for the basic loss.

Now, when she thought of him at all, it was as of some revenant of kindly countenance from a half-forgotten dream.

The Jena was a remarkably fine and fast vessel, and, as the Revenant privateer, had formerly cruised long and very successfully.

WORD ORIGIN

1827, from French revenant (fem. revenante), noun use of present participle of revenir "to return" (see revenue).

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