Recrudesce meaning

rēkro͝o-dĕs
To break out anew or come into renewed activity, as after a period of quiescence.
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To break out again after a period of latency or relative inactivity; become active again, as a disease.
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(intransitive) To recur, or break out anew after a dormant period.
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Origin of recrudesce

  • Latin recrūdēscere to grow raw again re- re- crūdēscere to get worse (from crūdus raw kreuə- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition