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revive

(rĭ-vīv′)
v. re·vived, re·viving, re·vives
v.tr.
To bring back to life or consciousness; resuscitate: revived the passenger who fainted.

re·viv′a·ble adj.
re·viv′er n.
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In the course of a few weeks Tess revived sufficiently to show herself so far as was necessary to get to church one Sunday morning.
I am afraid I have ignorantly revived some painful associations.
He admitted that "painful associations" had been revived, and deplored the "nervous sensibility" which had permitted it to be seen.
I soaked some crumbled morsels of biscuit in the wine, and, little by little, I revived her failing strength by nourishment administered at intervals in that cautious form.
The papers revived all the old anecdotes in which the "sun of the wolves" played a part; they recalled the influences which the ignorance of past ages ascribed to her; in short, all America was seized with selenomania, or had become moon-mad.
It is hard for us to-day to realize the meaning for the men of the fifteenth century of this revived knowledge of the life and thought of the Greek race.
In England Luther's action revived the spirit of Lollardism, which had nearly been crushed out, and in spite of a minority devoted to the older system, the nation as a whole began to move rapidly toward change.
Since the suppression of the Wiclifite movement the circulation of the Bible in English had been forbidden, but growing Protestantism insistently revived the demand for it.
And glad should we be, could we inform the reader that both these bodies had been attended with equal success; for those who undertook the care of the lady succeeded so well, that, after the fit had continued a decent time, she again revived, to their great satisfaction: but as to the captain, all experiments of bleeding, chafing, dropping, &c.
During the few minutes that elapsed while I was taking him in, the air revived him, and he ascended the steps of the machine with my assistance.
What fragrant coolness revived him; what gushing sound was that?
Therefore, the question of who is responsible for reviving religious discourse is closely connected to the question of how it should be revived.