He described Russia as “evil” and prayed, “Lord, help us resurrect Ukraine.”
Forty years of one's life; yeah, I'll run right out and pick it up (resurrect it).
His goal, he said at the time, was to “resurrect something that my family built.”
1772, back-formation from resurrection. Related: Resurrected; resurrecting. "The correct form is resurge, which, however, is intransitive only, whereas the verb resurrect can be used both as transitive and intransitive ..." [Klein]. Related: Resurrected; resurrecting.