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tr.v. re·sus·ci·tat·ed, re·sus·ci·tat·ing, re·sus·ci·tates
1. To restore consciousness or other signs of life to (one who appears dead): resuscitated the man after cardiac arrest.
2. To restore to use, activity, vigor, or notice; reinvigorate: a meeting that resuscitated his career

[Latin resuscitāre, resuscitāt- : re-, re- + suscitāre, to stir up (sus-, sub-, sub- + citāre, to move violently, frequentative of ciēre, to set in motion; see keiə- in Indo-European roots).]

re·sus′ci·ta·ble (-tə-bəl) adj.
re·sus′ci·ta′tion n.
re·sus′ci·ta′tive adj.
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Adj.1.resuscitated - restored to life or consciousness
revived - restored to consciousness or life or vigor; "felt revived hope"
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I thought I had crushed you, madame; but either I was deceived or hell has resuscitated you!"
The old gentleman had long regarded his son as one dead; John's place had been taken, the memory of his faults had already fallen to be one of those old aches, which awaken again indeed upon occasion, but which we can always vanquish by an effort of the will; and to have the long lost resuscitated in a fresh disgrace was doubly bitter.
The resuscitated rajah approached Sir Francis and Mr.
when there is some idea of being resuscitated, you say he's a scoundrel, an impudent fellow, a miser, a bad master!
Have the least confidence in man or woman!" he cried in bitter tones, as he sat with his new friends in prison, and recounted to them his favourite stories of the siege of Kars, and the resuscitated soldier.
I had even imagined that the public would never know the whole truth of the prodigious case known as that of The Yellow Room, out of which grew so many mysterious, cruel, and sensational dramas, with which my friend was so closely mixed up, if, propos of a recent nomination of the illustrious Stangerson to the grade of grandcross of the Legion of Honour, an evening journal--in an article, miserable for its ignorance, or audacious for its perfidy--had not resuscitated a terrible adventure of which Joseph Rouletabille had told me he wished to be for ever forgotten.
The guests, though still agape with astonishment, pledged their resuscitated landlord, who thus proceeded in his story: He had indeed now many more auditors than those to whom it was commenced, for Edith, having given certain necessary orders for arranging matters within the Castle, had followed the dead-alive up to the stranger's apartment attended by as many of the guests, male and female, as could squeeze into the small room, while others, crowding the staircase, caught up an erroneous edition of the story, and transmitted it still more inaccurately to those beneath, who again sent it forth to the vulgar without, in a fashion totally irreconcilable to the real fact.
It was only once, but as I sat with the distressed Fyne who had suddenly resuscitated his name buried in my memory with other dead labels of the past, I may say I saw him again, I saw him with great vividness of recollection, as he appeared in the days of his glory or splendour.
"Oh, pray do, for heaven's sake, tell us all about -- is he a vampire, or a resuscitated corpse, or what?"
Lifeguards in Limassol on Saturday resuscitated a 37-year-old man who almost drowned early in the day but is still in serious condition.
"Unfortunately, we lost the baby only hours after she was brought in," said Dr Ithondeka on Monday.RESUSCITATED She explained that the baby was twice resuscitated but her condition continued to deteriorate.
'So far two district committees have been resuscitated and the plan is in place to complete the remaining ones in the coming financial year,' he said.