Wiktionary:Word of the day/April 27

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Word of the day for April 27
recrudescence n
  1. The condition or state being recrudescent; the condition of something (often undesirable) breaking out again, or re-emerging after temporary abatement or suppression.
  2. (medicine, by extension) The acute recurrence of a disease, or its symptoms, after a period of improvement.
  3. (botany) The production of a fresh shoot from a ripened spike.
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