Word forms: 3rd person singular present
, present participle reawakening
, past tense , past participle reawakened
If something reawakens
, or an interest or feeling
that you used to have, it makes you think
about it or feel
The King's stand is bound to reawaken the painful debate about abortion.
The food reawakens memories of dishes that their mothers once cooked.
...a reawakening of interest in stained glass.
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