from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. breaking out again or reemerging after temporary abatement or suppression
- adj. growing raw, sore, or painful again
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Growing raw, sore, or painful again.
- adj. Breaking out again after temporary abatement or supression.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Growing raw, sore, or painful again.
- Coming into existence or renewed vigor again.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. the revival of an unfortunate situation after a period of abatement
Less a musical extravaganza than a pre-emptive wake, the summer "classic rock" festival is clouded by the shadow of the Grim Reaper, marking the triumph of the recrudescent, the cataleptic and James Taylor.
Before he knew it, with a recrudescent guilty pang, he had tossed the half-smoked cigar away and slackened his pace until his feet dragged in the old lifeless, East Falls manner.
Because of a recrudescent nativism, we send home thousands upon thousands of foreign students who have gotten masters and doctoral degrees in the hard sciences at American universities.
I mean what will these recrudescent culture warriors do if they cannot refight the 1990's with a boring candidate and her overwrought spouse?
Instead of ending, history looped back on itself, and we are now confronted by a recrudescent and particularly virulent religious ideology straight out of the Middle Ages.
Instead, given the terrain of Pakistan's western borderlands, the strikes are more likely to result in civilian casualties, provoke more public anger, and ultimately fail in suppressing the recrudescent Taliban.
Smaller ethnic communities in Kosovo are also at risk, in the face of a recrudescent Albanian nationalism.
It is increasingly challenged by the recrudescent Taliban and new recruits who have regained control of much of the south.
For Levinas, Heidegger's philosophy was a thinking of the neuter, a recrudescent paganism that sacralized natural events and anonymous forces.
If you mix in patrician circles in the U.K., you will cast an eye over ITV's diet of game shows, advertisements, celebrity-driven news, recrudescent James Bond seasons, hammy homegrown soap operas and motor racing, and marvel that anybody would want anything to do with this philistine Elysium.