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newfound

[noo-found, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌfaʊnd, ˈnyu-/
adjective
1.
newly found or discovered:
newfound friends.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; new + found1
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  • Mammals have been flying as long as birds, according to research on a newfound fossil.
  • He had brought along a new panning-head tripod that gave his films a newfound sense of freedom and flow.
  • But student-loan debt seems to be immune from this newfound penny-pinching.
  • New technology has brought faster, easier access to information to everyone on campus, along with a newfound sense of community.
  • Su had upgraded her lifestyle in accordance with the university's newfound affluence.
  • In the course of doing so, many find they enjoy their newfound freedom and retire earlier than projected.
  • In the face of calamity, they are brought together by their newfound readiness to speak to each other.
  • The newfound maturity of his private life has been reflected in the range and depth of his screen performances as well.
  • But core samples from the newfound lake reveal a rich microbial life around its periphery.
  • But in their day, these devices were used to treat cancer with a newfound tool: radiation.
Word Origin and History for newfound
adj.

also new-found, late 15c., from new + found (adj.) "discovered."

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