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May 31, 2006
This week's theme
Adjectives used postpositively

This week's words
manque
redux
redivivus
emeritus
regnant
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redivivus

(red-uh-VY-vuhs) Pronunciation Sound Clip RealAudio

adjective: Revived or reborn.

From Latin re- (again) + vivus (living).

"C.S. Lewis thought Lady Chatterley's Lover paganism redivivus, which perhaps it was."
Roger Lewis Burgess; Yes, I Admit, God is God; The New York Times; Nov 2, 1986.

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Look into any man's heart you please, and you will always find, in every one, at least one black spot which he has to keep concealed. -Henrik Ibsen, playwright (1828-1906)

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