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Definition of "renascent" [re•nas•cent]

  • Coming again into being; showing renewed growth or vigor. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "renascent" in a sentence
  • "The renascent movement, energized by the urgency of climate change, argues that it is entirely feasible - financially and technologically - for Germany to secure its energy needs solely from renewable sources but only if the federal government invests in it."
  • "Both areas transformed into renascent military fronts against Israel, building to a series of violent conflagrations in 2006 and 2009, respectively."
  • "Yet if Roberto Mancini's players now represent United's principal worry, a Chelsea team likely to come under new management and an unexpectedly flourishing Liverpool, renascent in the wake of Kenny Dalglish's return to the Anfield dugout also offer serious cause for concern."