recrudescent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin recrūdēscō (I become raw again); from re- + crūdēscō (I become harsh or raw).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɹɛkɹu(ː)ˈdɛsənt/

Adjective[edit]

recrudescent (not comparable)

  1. Breaking out again or reemerging after temporary abatement or suppression.
    This seems to be a recrudescent strain of the plague rather than a wholly new disease.
  2. (archaic) Growing raw, sore, or painful again.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁə.kʁy.dɛ.sɑ̃/

Adjective[edit]

recrudescent (feminine singular recrudescente, masculine plural recrudescents, feminine plural recrudescentes)

  1. recrudescent, reemerging

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