Word of the Day

From Dictionary.com

redivivus \red-uh-VY-vuhs; -VEE-\, adjective:   Living again; brought back to life; revived; restored.

Augustine redivivus, R. contends, would find in the history of the present century confirmation of his pessimistic views of human nature.
— Roland J. Teske, “Augustine: Ancient Thought Baptized”, Theological Studies, June 1, 1995

She is the young Magda redivivus to the last degree, including the way she arches her eyebrow when she speaks.
— Judith Dunford, “Exit Laughing”, Newsday, May 8, 1994

As for Neeson — of the nose-heavy, asymmetrical countenance and shrewdly darting, soul-searching eyes, he is a lopsided Gary Cooper redivivus — hardly something to sneeze at.
— John Simon, “Michael Collins”, National Review, November 25, 1996

Malcog redivivus, will again publish a blog that he dreadivivus no one reads.


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