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re·cru·desce  audio  (rkr-ds) KEY 

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.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin recrdscere, to grow raw again : re-, re- + crdscere, to get worse (from crdus, raw; see kreu- in Indo-European roots)

OTHER FORMS:
recru·descence(Noun), recru·descent(Adjective)


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