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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).]
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(intr) (of a disease, trouble, etc) to break out or appear again after a period of dormancy; recur
[C19: from Latin recrūdēscere to become raw again, from re- + crūdēscere to grow worse, from crūdus bloody, raw; see crude]
ˌrecruˈdescence, ˌrecruˈdescency n
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v.i. -desced, -desc•ing.
to break out afresh, as a sore or a disease that has been quiescent; erupt.
[1880–85; < Latin recrūdēscere to become raw again <re- re- + crūdēscere to grow harsh, worse (crūd(us) bloody); see crude]
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Past participle: recrudesced
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|Verb||1.||recrudesce - happen; "Report the news as it develops"; "These political movements recrudesce from time to time"|
hap, happen, occur, come about, take place, go on, pass off, fall out, pass - come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
develop - be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest; "The plot developed slowly";
|2.||recrudesce - become raw or open; "He broke out in hives"; "My skin breaks out when I eat strawberries"; "Such boils tend to recrudesce"|
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recrudesce[ˌriːkruːˈdes] VI (liter) → recrudecer
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