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tr.v. re·an·i·mat·ed, re·an·i·mat·ing, re·an·i·mates
1. To give new life to: attempts to reanimate a dead body.
2. To reconstruct or re-create: a book that reanimates Mayan civilization.
3. To reinvigorate: reanimate a friendship.
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Adj.1.reanimated - given fresh life or vigor or spirit; "stirred by revived hopes"
animated, alive - having life or vigor or spirit; "an animated and expressive face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated when he heard the good news"
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It was possible, and sometimes she thought it probable, that his affection might be reanimated, and the influence of his friends successfully combated by the more natural influence of Jane's attractions.
"Oh, oh!" said Mazarin, reanimated by the word million.
Eight vigorous arms lifted him up immediately and laid him in the boat, where directly Athos was warmed and reanimated, reviving with the caresses and cares of his friends, who were intoxicated with joy.
This sight reanimated me; and seizing my own knife, I hacked and hewed away without mercy.
By means of a few drops of powerful cordial, the doctor for a moment reanimated the imbruted carcass that lay before him.
Here, however, an object presented itself, which rekindled their hopes, and reanimated their drooping spirits.
When I thought of the airy dreams of youth that are incapable of realization, I thought of the better state preceding manhood that I had outgrown; and then the contented days with Agnes, in the dear old house, arose before me, like spectres of the dead, that might have some renewal in another world, but never more could be reanimated here.
Such a subject even the powerful Erictho was compelled to select, as alone capable of being reanimated even by her potent magic
The organs of up to 200 animals were reanimated by warming to body temperature four hours after death.
Will and Grace will soon be revived, DuckTales is being reanimated, Roseanne's family reunited, and the crew of the U.S.S.
One bout of fisticuffs in a church descends into blackly humorous delirium as Cruise's fists and feet become lodged in the decomposing skulls and chests of the reanimated dead.
Jenny escapes by parachute but Nick perishes only to be reanimated without a scratch by a newly resurrected Ahmanet, who has chosen him as the human vessel for Set.