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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of relive.


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  • In PTSD, the sufferer typically "relives" the trauma via flashbacks or in other ways, such as becoming hyper-vigilant to everyday sounds.


  • As James Taylor told me, every time he performs the songs he wrote as a troubled young heroin addict, he relives those emotions.

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  • As time collapses into memory, he travels deep into his past where he is reunited with his father and relives the wonder and pain of his impoverished New England youth.

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  • His voice is eventually grainy with fervour, rather than just weariness, when he relives a tumultuous personal journey that, as the chief executive of the 2010 World Cup organising committee, stretches back 16 years.

    'This is going to be the best World Cup we've ever seen'

  • Twelve minutes and one second is all it took for Kenny Stuart to run up and down this same mountainside during May in 1985 as he relives those moments when he had wings on his feet, and left his rivals trailing.

    Country diary: Lake District

  • However, when you examine the lyrics, you realize you are dealing with an honest songwriter who isn't trying to impress you, but rather he is telling you how it is in songs like "Panama City Beach" where he relives his 1998 spring break trip.

    Alex Thornton: A Bright Night For Up-And-Comers Dan Sartain and Mike's Pawn Show At The Mercury Lounge

  • If, as I suspect, McCain relives his 2008 experience as a shame on the scale of these events, he can't simply apologize again.

    McCain’s Burden

  • Here, she relives the ordeal and explains why, after 35 years, she finally apologised to her mother

    Once upon a life: Louise Doughty

  • HOLMES: A child relives the attack that burned 65 percent of his body -- new evidence released in the case.

    CNN Transcript Jan 12, 2010

  • "She responds to the key word ` help 'and relives one terrifying experience ..."

    Wild Dreams of Reality, 5


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