Definitions

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  • adjective of or relating to self-renewal

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Examples

  • The desire to create is self-renewing and self-reinforcing.

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  • The novel, self-renewing, self-destroying, always the same, always new, always … novel … is the art of permanent chaos.

    Comedy in Literature

  • Only last week, I found out that the circle of worship around Mr A was self-renewing: the man's career as an unattainable love god was commendably long lived.

    Joanna Briscoe: Mr A, my unattainable love god

  • Through Abramovich's meddling, Chelsea are now at the point where managers will regard the vacant post not as an opportunity to construct a self-renewing squad capable of dominating Europe, but a survival exercise with a nice fat cheque at the end.

    Rejoining Chelsea would be an exercise in survival for Guus Hiddink

  • And, as success breeds success, entrepreneurship becomes a self-renewing resource that fuels economic growth.

    Daniel Isenberg: The New Gold Rush: Mining for Entrepreneurs

  • First shade: soulfulness is sorrowful feeling transformed into something beautiful, creative and self-renewing … Another shade … to follow and fall in line with a feeling … Hurston … makes "culture" that slow and particular and artificial accretion of habit and circumstance – seem as natural and organic and beautiful as the sunrise …

    This Essay changed my mind about Zadie Smith

  • First shade: soulfulness is sorrowful feeling transformed into something beautiful, creative and self-renewing … Another shade … to follow and fall in line with a feeling … Hurston … makes "culture" that slow and particular and artificial accretion of habit and circumstance – seem as natural and organic and beautiful as the sunrise …

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  • Their placid lives are perfect, their utopian city endlessly self-renewing.

    The stars of modern SF pick the best science fiction

  • First shade: soulfulness is sorrowful feeling transformed into something beautiful, creative and self-renewing … Another shade … to follow and fall in line with a feeling … Hurston … makes "culture" that slow and particular and artificial accretion of habit and circumstance – seem as natural and organic and beautiful as the sunrise …

    Movie Review: Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)

  • And, as success breeds success, entrepreneurship becomes a self-renewing resource that fuels economic growth.

    Daniel Isenberg: The New Gold Rush: Mining for Entrepreneurs

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