Recrudescency
Recrudescence Re`cru*des"cence (r?`kr?*d?s"sens), Recrudescency Re`cru*des`cen*cy (-d?s"sen*s?), n. [Cf. F. recrudescence.] [1913 Webster] 1. The state or condition of being recrudescent. [1913 Webster]

A recrudescence of barbarism may condemn it [land] to chronic poverty and waste. --Duke of Argyll. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Increased severity of a disease after temporary remission. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]


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  • recrudescency — index recrudescence, relapse, renewal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • recrudescency — re·cru·des·cen·cy …   English syllables

  • recrudescency — nsē, si noun ( es) Etymology: Latin recrudescere + English ency : recrudescence …   Useful english dictionary

  • Recrudescence — Re cru*des cence (r? kr?*d?s sens), Recrudescency Re cru*des cen*cy ( d?s sen*s?), n. [Cf. F. recrudescence.] [1913 Webster] 1. The state or condition of being recrudescent. [1913 Webster] A recrudescence of barbarism may condemn it [land] to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recrudescence — recrudescent, adj. /ree krooh des euhns/, n. breaking out afresh or into renewed activity; revival or reappearance in active existence. Also, recrudescency. [1715 25; < L recrudesc(ere) to RECRUDESCE + ENCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • renewal — re·new·al /ri nü əl, nyü / n 1: the act or process of renewing a renewal of the copyright 2: the quality or state of being renewed 3: something renewed 4: something used for renewing; specif: an expenditure that betters existing fixed assets …   Law dictionary

  • recrudescence — I noun backsliding, eruption, fresh outbreak, lapse, new outbreak, reactivation, reanimation, reappearance, recidivation, recrudescency, recurrence, regression, reinfection, relapse, renewal, resumption, resurgence, return, reversal, reverse,… …   Law dictionary

  • relapse — I noun backsliding, declension, declination, decline, degeneration, deterioration, escheat, fall, lapse, reddere, recidivation, recidivism, recrudescence, recrudescency, recurrence, regress, regression, reoccurrence, repetition, retrocession,… …   Law dictionary

  • recrudescence — /rikruˈdɛsəns/ (say reekrooh desuhns) noun a breaking out afresh, or into renewed activity; revival or reappearance in active existence. Also, recrudescency. –recrudescent, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • recrudesce —   v.i. grow up or break out again.    ♦ recrudescence,    ♦ recrudescency, n.    ♦ recrudescent, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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