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revivify

[ri-viv-uh-fahy] /rɪˈvɪv əˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), revivified, revivifying.
1.
to restore to life; give new life to; revive; reanimate.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; < French révivifier < Late Latin revīvificāre. See re-, vivify
Related forms
revivification
[ri-viv-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /rɪˌvɪv ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ (Show IPA),
noun
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  • High rise condos on the waterfront were cited as the only way to revivify our failing city.
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revivify

/rɪˈvɪvɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(transitive) to give new life or spirit to; revive
Derived Forms
revivification, noun
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