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tr.v. re·viv·i·fied, re·viv·i·fy·ing, re·viv·i·fies
To impart new life, energy, or spirit to: a new leader who revivified the movement; a celebration that revivified our spirits.
[French revivifier, from Old French, to come back to life, from Latin *revīvificāre, to revivify : Latin re-, re- + Latin vīvificāre, to vivify; see vivify.]
re·viv′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to give new life or spirit to; revive
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v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
to restore to life; give new life to; revive; reanimate.
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Past participle: revivified
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|Verb||1.||revivify - give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"|
energize, perk up, energise, stimulate, arouse, brace - cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
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1. To cause to come back to life or consciousness:
2. To impart renewed energy and strength to (a person):
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revivify[riːˈvɪvɪfaɪ] VT → revivificar
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