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  • verb Present participle of re-enact.

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Examples

  • To western eyes, watching revolutions is re-enacting our own democratic origins.

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  • And I did the only quiet thing I could think of, which was to repeat my great uncle's dance of the lifelong sorrow, re-enacting his odd polka with the series of steps I had seen him do countless times, escalating them as he did, and then, in the very quietest way possible, I did them several more times on the floor, raising and dropping my arms as he did, too.

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  • Planning on re-enacting your favorite Conan/Red Sonja battle scenes out behind the barn?

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  • So consciousness, Mr. Humphrey believes, comes from our way of mentally re-enacting what happens at our body's surface.

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  • Planning on re-enacting your favorite Conan/Red Sonja battle scenes out behind the barn?

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  • For some, like 56-year-old Keith Murray, from Maryland, re-enacting is above all a social gathering.

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  • Leandro laughs at the students chanting about the workers and opines that though some talk about ‘re-enacting’ political events, we are not Chileans, and we are not in Chile thirty-five years ago, as if our worlds are incommensurable.

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  • Mr. Mehrotra's cunning deployment of enjambment—the breaking of a phrase or sentence across a poetic line—propels us from one line to the next, re-enacting, in the four-line opening sentence, the way the mind pieces together the meaning of the world from the messages of the senses, before knocking it out with the clean, flat declaration of the line that follows.

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  • Leandro laughs at the students chanting about the workers and opines that though some talk about ‘re-enacting’ political events, we are not Chileans, and we are not in Chile thirty-five years ago, as if our worlds are incommensurable.

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  • Why dont you pack up and take all your libertarian buddies to an island somewhere and let us televise you re-enacting the Lord of the Flies

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