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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of recur.

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Examples

  • The question again recurred, to be answered only with groans.

    Chapter 13

  • Outbreaks of this strain recurred in 1970 and 1972, and may have produced a million fatalities worldwide — despite the fact that another flu eleven years earlier (see #6) is believed to have built up global resistance to the disease.

    The Next Plague?

  • Outbreaks of this strain recurred in 1970 and 1972, and may have produced a million fatalities worldwide — despite the fact that another flu eleven years earlier (see #6) is believed to have built up global resistance to the disease.

    The Next Plague?

  • Each time that the phrase recurred to me I saw myself a sinner for whom no punishment was adequate.

    Youth

  • Still, the name recurred; and like following golden threads through meshes of green -- all this life was gold and green -- they became fascinated by the tracing of it.

    Son of Power

  • Each time that the phrase recurred to me I saw myself

    Youth

  • [159] "Ideas, and Shadows of Ideas": the phrase recurred often; and, as such mystic phrases will, fixed itself in Gaston's fancy, though not quite according to the mind of the speaker; accommodated rather to the thoughts which just then preoccupied his own.

    Gaston de Latour; an unfinished romance

  • My heart beat fast as the name recurred to my memory.

    The Law and the Lady

  • They now again recurred to the subject of the Countess and her letter.

    The Castle of Wolfenbach

  • A name has recurred over the course of many years.

    The Lovers

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