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verb (used with object)
to raise from the dead; bring to life again.
to bring back into use, practice, etc.:
to resurrect an ancient custom.
verb (used without object)
to rise from the dead.
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Experts now believe a concentrated breeding program could
If you believe in him enough to
him at all, then surely you must accept that he's still alive.
If you think he's a myth, it would be difficult to
him at all.
They want to drive us out of here and then
a dictatorship of one kind or another.
So get a load of this and, seriously, they got to
It will neither
the past nor return me to it.
Politicians, even those who hold views antipathetic to his own,
his memory in their speeches.
The protectionist attempt to
the neighborhood as a cultural unit only supports this bureaucratic imperialism.
For similar reasons, it would be futile to
the rhetoric of early-twentieth-century social democracy.
If he was smart, he would put himself in rehab and get well and healthy and try to
British Dictionary definitions for
to rise or raise from the dead; bring or be brought back to life
) to bring back into use or activity; revive
to resurrect an ancient law
) to renew (one's hopes, etc)
) (formerly) to exhume and steal (a body) from its grave, esp in order to sell it
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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