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born-again

[bawrn-uh-gen or, esp. British, -uh-geyn]
adjective
1.
committed or recommitted to religious faith through an intensely religious experience: a born-again Christian.
2.
reactivated or revitalized: a born-again conservatism in American politics.
3.
enthusiastically committed: a born-again jogger.
noun
4.
a person who is characterized by a newfound faith or enthusiasm.

Origin:
1965–70

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born-again (ˈbɔːnəˌɡɛn)
 
adj
1.  having experienced conversion, esp to evangelical Christianity
2.  showing the enthusiasm of one newly converted to any cause: a born-again monetarist
 
n
3.  a person who shows fervent enthusiasm for a new-found cause, belief, etc

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