from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make bright or clear again; illuminate again.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To rekindle; to light.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To rekindle; to light again.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To rekindle; light again.
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No fire that can be kindled upon the altar of speech can relume the radiant spark that perished yesterday.
It shall relume that Promethean fire, that sublime flame of patriotism, that devoted love of country, which his words have commended, which his example has consecrated.
That the eye of the sun could not kindle, the lip not of Love could relume.
Just then, as hope began to relume my soul, Mr. Moodwell approached Atkins, saying,
What is so pleasant as these jets of affection which relume  a young world for me again?
For a time, I thought that, by watching a complying moment, fostering the still warm ashes, I might relume in her the flame of love.
Delay seemed to mock his patience, time dimmed his eyes, and suspense might well have sickened his heart -- but at last the hour arrives, the ancient oracles are fulfilled -- celestial revelations, after the lapse of four hundred years from the days of Malachi, relume a benighted world -- Zacharias, Mary,
The powerful damps of long pent-up vapours extinguished their light, and the Earl and his attendants were compelled to remain in utter darkness, while one of them went round to the habitable part of the castle to relume the lamp.
Earl and his attendants were compelled to remain in utter darkness, while one of them went round to the habitable part of the castle to relume the lamp.
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