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intr.v. re·cru·desced, re·cru·desc·ing, re·cru·desc·es
To break out anew or come into renewed activity, as after a period of quiescence.

[Latin recrūdēscere, to grow raw again : re-, re- + crūdēscere, to get worse (from crūdus, raw; see kreuə- in Indo-European roots).]

re′cru·des′cence n.
re′cru·des′cent adj.


the process of renewal or rebirth. — recrudescent, adj.
See also: Processes
the process of renewal or rebirth. — recrudescent, adj.
See also: Birth
the return of an illness after a period of remission. — recrudescent, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recrudescence - a return of something after a period of abatement; "a recrudescence of racism"; "a recrudescence of the symptoms"
outbreak, irruption, eruption - a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition); "the outbreak of hostilities"


[ˌriːkruːˈdesns] N (liter) → recrudescencia f, recrudecimiento m


n. recrudescencia, relapso, reaparición de síntomas.
References in classic literature ?
And the dwindling shreds of the humanity still startled me every now and then,--a momentary recrudescence of speech perhaps, an unexpected dexterity of the fore-feet, a pitiful attempt to walk erect.
Fancy might have regarded the act as the recrudescence of a trick in which her armed progenitors were not unpractised.
The lion was forgotten--her own peril--everything save the wondrous miracle of this strange recrudescence.
He still had recrudescence of geniality, but they were largely periodical and forced, and they were usually due to the cocktails he took prior to meal-time.
He had been to the working-class picnics too often in his earlier life not to know what they were like, and as he entered the park he experienced a recrudescence of all the old sensations.
Martin had enjoyed the fight, with a recrudescence of the old fighting thrills.
A recrudescence of anger glinted in Weedon Scott's grey eyes, and he muttered savagely, "The beast
Remained Balatta, who, from the time she found him and poked his blue eyes open to recrudescence of her grotesque female hideousness, had continued his adorer.
A blinding sunlight drowned all this at times in a sudden recrudescence of glare.
he cried in his undertone, with a sudden recrudescence of anxiety.
From Ester Partegas's tarp-covered, boarded-off Monument to the Truth, 2005, in the center's yard, which echoed adjacent condo developments, to Bryan Savitz's Submissive Compressions, 2005, a set of fanciful cityscapes made of discarded fruit and vegetable cartons--that is to say, from witty conceptualism to BFA-grade monkeying-around--the show's concern with a recrudescence of form and tradition fell away in favor of a portrait of New York as an actual place rather than as a mere node in a global system.
The increased condition of the fish with time across the treatments was expected because energy directed to fuel rapid gonad growth during recrudescence is directed to support somatic growth in postspawning fish.