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- n. Agent noun of revive; one who revives.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, revives.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who revives or restores anything to use or prominence; one who recovers anything from inactivity, neglect, or disuse.
- n. That which invigorates or revives.
- n. A compound used for renovating clothes.
- n. In law. See revivor.
Bolton leaned on experienced old pros and became known as a reviver of careers, Megson has introduced a different transfer policy.
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There is no more pregnant a "reviver" of downheartedness than letters from the old people, nor is anything more liable to inspire the "pip" than the absence of such personal touches with familiar scenes.
"The word 'reviver' spells the same backwards and forwards."
A stiff "reviver" of grog was administered to him by Rogers 'order, and he was then told to dress himself.
At its expiration the 'reviver' had entirely vanished, and the shabby - genteel man never afterwards attempted to effect any improvement in his outward appearance.
It was so in this case; the transient dignity of the unhappy man decreased, in exact proportion as the 'reviver' wore off.
At the heart of the series stands Neuron, a scientist whose research helps to spread both the prevalence of super powers and the so-called "reviver" plague that overtakes the super community.
Above all he was the 20th century reviver of the medieval craft of the miniaturists and illuminators of sacred texts, a multi-patriot who devoted his enormous talents to the struggle for freedom and against political evil, an artist who so forcefully depicted the battle to defeat the Nazis and their Axis allies, that Eleanor Roosevelt declared him a "one man army against Hitler."
Chris Read is not merely the captain of Nottinghamshire and one of the neatest wicketkeepers in the world, he is the perpetual reviver of lost causes.