Word forms: reawakens
verb If something reawakens an issue, or an interest or feeling that you used to have, it makes you think about it or feel it again. [V n] ⇒ The King's stand is bound to reawaken the painful debate about abortion. [V n] ⇒ The food reawakens memories of dishes that their mothers once cooked. reawakening
uncountable noun [+ of] ⇒ ...a reawakening of interest in stained glass.
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