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EtymologyEdit

From the Latin recrūdēscō (I become raw again); from re- + crūdēscō (I become harsh or raw).

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recrudescent (not comparable)

  1. breaking out again or reemerging after temporary abatement or suppression
    This seems to be a recrudescent strain of the plague rather than a new disease altogether.
  2. (archaic) growing raw, sore, or painful again

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recrudescent (feminine singular recrudescente, masculine plural recrudescents, feminine plural recrudescentes)

  1. recrudescent, reemerging

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