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  • adj. Alternative spelling of born-again.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • regenerated; renewed; having received spiritual life.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. spiritually reborn or converted


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  • The fortitude and the eloquence of the Narragansett Chieftainess were born again in the Iroquois maiden; she typified the spirit of her people that flung itself against the advancing tide of white encroachment even as a falcon might fling himself against a horde of crows whose strength was their numbers and whose numbers were without end, so all his wondrous effort was made vain.

    The Shagganappi

  • In that way, Zehrendir too was born again old, but he was born so under the peacock-purple of the night.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • I thought I’d died and been born again as a wolf cub—as one of Lobo’s pups.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • Granny born again in Our Jane, just as I could see a bit of Grandpa in Keith’s good-looking young face.


  • Leaning against a tree two days ago shooting flighting sand-grouse as they came into a water hole near camp after ten days of what Dr. Anderson says was a. d. all the time, I became convinced that though an unbeliever I had been chosen as the one to bear our Lord Buddha when he should be born again on earth.

    Hemingway on Hunting

  • Brother Freddy knew that some mistake had been made; his born again guests — despite their personal wealth — went in for polyester blends, pastel shirts, and South Car­olina haircuts if for no other reason than to stay in touch with their video faithful.

    Prayers To Broken Stones


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