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  • v. to begin again

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To commence or begin again.
  • intransitive v. To begin anew to be; to act again as.
  • transitive v. To commence again or anew.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To begin again to be; begin again.
  • To cause again to begin to be; begin again.

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

  • v. cause to start anew
  • v. begin again


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  • Accordingly, the word 'over-leap' ([Greek: hyperba]) is written in _all_ the copies after vii. 52, -- whereby the reader, having read on to the end of that verse, was directed to skip all that followed down to the words [Greek: kai mêketi hamartane] in ch.viii. 11: after which he found himself instructed to 'recommence' ([Greek: arxai]).

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  • DAY after day, week after week, passed away on my return to Geneva; and I could not collect the courage to recommence my work.

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  • It was noon when I awoke; and, allured by the warmth of the sun, which shone brightly on the white ground, I determined to recommence my travels; and, depositing the remains of the peasant's breakfast in a wallet I found, I proceeded across the fields for several hours, until at sunset I arrived at a village.

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