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reincarnation

(rē-ĭn-kăr-nā′shŭn) [″ + incarnation]
1. The belief held by members of some religious groups that a person returns in physical or spiritual form to live again after death.
2. A renewal of interest in an old or previously discarded idea.
3. A psychological or spiritual reawakening of someone who had previously been engaged in a wholly different set of activities or interests.
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Mia must choose between her former life and the solitude of a princess.
South Wales Police Sergeant Scott Lloyd had reminded the licensing sub-committee the former Life club was in the most alcohol-related crime ridden street in Wales.
If you know where to look, hints of its former life remain - a window, a doorway or light, a row of sconces in the main theater, the original church pews now upholstered for the faithful who enjoy live musicals, concerts, readings and dramas in the 230-capacity theater.
LADBROKES' new `concept' shop on Hammersmith's roundabout - a bank in a former life - is working well.
But then she is drawn back into her former life when a rogue band of werewolves drafts criminals into its pack.
But 50 Murray, which served as the headquarters of the IRS in its former life, has been "without question our most ambitious redevelopment project to date," according to World-Wide president James Stanton.
Sixty-four love letters written by Diana, Princess of Wales, to James Hewitt were returned to the former Life Guards officer yesterday, ending the threat of a High Court battle, his solicitors said.
former Chairman and CEO of Baxter International, Steven Rauscher, President and CEO of Genome Therapeutics, William Reardon, former life sciences industry practice partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Norbert Riedel, Ph.
MEANWHILE, Caroline Flack, appears to have been a hooker in a former life - a rugby-playing one, to clarify.
Josef Stawinoga, aged 87, served the Nazis during World War II but wanted to forget his former life and kept it a secret up to his death, said Julius Leonowicz.
Their masters will be the Mehta family who, like the Hasting Evanses, also had a former life of bossing servants when they lived in India.
In its former life, the house stood on Third Street downtown and was alternately a private home, a boardinghouse and a school in which girls were taught sewing and cooking.

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