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re·viv·al / riˈvīvəl/ • n. an improvement in the condition or strength of something: a revival in the fortunes of the party an economic revival. ∎  an instance of something becoming popular, active, or important again: cross-country skiing is enjoying a revival. ∎  a new production of an old play or similar work. ∎  a reawakening of religious fervor, esp. by means of a series of evangelistic meetings: the revivals of the nineteenth century | a wave of religious revival. ∎  such a meeting or series of meetings: an usher for the revival had the job of helping the sick who went up to seek healing. ∎  a restoration to bodily or mental vigor, to life or consciousness, or to sporting success: the thunder and lightning affected his revival in the third round.

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Revival. Resuscitation of any previous style, properly founded on archaeological studies and scholarship, as with the Egyptian, Gothic, or Greek Revivals.