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See also: recomposé
- (transitive) To compose or construct again.
- to dissolve and recompose a substance
- (transitive) To bring (oneself) back to a state of calm.
- 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling:
- Mr Blifil, I am confident, understands himself better than to think of seeing my niece any more this morning, after what hath happened. Women are of a nice contexture; and our spirits, when disordered, are not to be recomposed in a moment.