The girl knew enough to cough, turn slightly, and recommence her steady breathing.
Dolly was obliged to kneel down, and recommence at the beginning.
On the 31st, at seven o'clock, Zentz in a proclamation announced that the bombardment was about to recommence.
Besides, was it not too late, at his age, to recommence a career?
Would he really have to recommence the hated hard labour with which he had already been so familiar?
If you should ever recommence business, however, it ought not to be from this fear.
Antonio explained our situation to me, and begged me to recommence my performances.
After the lapse of a few seconds, all recommence simultaneously.
He would frequently stop and hold the hand to his eye for a moment, and then recommence his strange work.
We did not, on account of the heat, recommence our journey till the afternoon.
c.1300, from Old French comencier "to begin, start" (10c., Modern French commencer), from Vulgar Latin *cominitiare, originally "to initiate as priest, consecrate," from Latin com- "together" (see com-) + initiare "to initiate," from initium (see initial (adj.)). Spelling with double -m- began in French and was established in English by 1500. Related: Commenced; commencing.