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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Revive \Re*vive"\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Revived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reviving}.] [F. revivere, L. revivere; pref. re- re- + vivere to live. See {Vivid}.]

1. To return to life; to recover life or strength; to live anew; to become reanimated or reinvigorated. --Shak.

The Lord heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into again, and he revived. --1 Kings xvii. 22.

2. Hence, to recover from a state of oblivion, obscurity, neglect, or depression; as, classical learning revived in the fifteenth century.

3. (Old Chem.) To recover its natural or metallic state, as a metal.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Reviving \Re*viv"ing\, adjective & n. Returning or restoring to life or vigor; reanimating. --Milton. -- {Re*viv"ing*ly}, adverb Reviviscence

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

reviving

adjective

1: tending to impart new life and vigor to; "the renewing warmth of the sunshine" [syn: {renewing}, {restorative}, {reviving}, {revitalizing}, {revitalising}]


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