recrudesce

recrudesce

[ree-kroo-des]
verb (used without object), recrudesced, recrudescing.
to break out afresh, as a sore, a disease, or anything else that has been quiescent.

Origin:
1880–85; < Latin recrūdēscere to become raw again, equivalent to re- re- + crūdēscere to grow harsh, worse (crūd(us) bloody (see crude) + -ēscere inchoative suffix)


erupt, revive.
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recrudesce (ˌriːkruːˈdɛs)
 
vb
(intr) (of a disease, trouble, etc) to break out or appear again after a period of dormancy; recur
 
[C19: from Latin recrūdēscere to become raw again, from re- + crūdēscere to grow worse, from crūdus bloody, raw; see crude]
 
recru'descence
 
n
 
recru'descent
 
adj

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