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as in:  resurrection of a dream

it produced a resurrection of hope
  to rise again after failure, inactivity, or disuse
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Standard suffix:  The suffix, "-tion" converts the verb resurrect to a noun.
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  • it produced a resurrection of hope
  • Many fans had given up on the team, but its resurrection began last fall when...
  • She hoped the role would resurrect her acting career.
  • Had enough nerve to tell them to come to church on Easter Sunday to celebrate his resurrection.
    August Wilson  --  The Piano Lesson

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  • "Resurrection, eh?" he murmured. He laughed dryly to himself. We gathered around the dead one.
    David Almond  --  Kit’s Wilderness
  • The Resurrection Stone slipped from between his numb fingers, and out of the corner of his eyes he saw his parents, Sirius, and Lupin vanish as he stepped forward into the firelight.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • The media had resurrected my first name, which I’d hated since grade school, stifled at the start of every school year when the teacher called roll: "It’s Nick, I go by Nick!"
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • It seemed very easy for Maxon to give me things—to resurrect a holiday for my sake, to make sure I had the best of everything—because he had the entire world at his disposal.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • An unflattering picture wasn’t simply taken; it was documented, stored, and resurrected whenever the newspapers needed to criticize me.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • There was a paramilitary group in Guatemala, some resurrection of the terrorizing forces of the eighties, and they had been attacking villages and taking women captive.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • Could it be, I wondered, that these children died every evening only to be resurrected by the loop, like some Sisyphean suicide cult, condemned to be blown up and stitched back together for eternity?
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Watching the performers, who spent most of their time practicing on simulators, coax notes and chords out of the relics was like witnessing a resurrection.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • "You don’t care what I do, as long as you can still go and resurrect your high-flying career.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • The other reason I made the cut is this: you just know that the resurrection pill has got to work.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • He loved the land as Papa did and it had been the two of them, working side by side, who had resurrected the neglected rose garden that had been in the family for generations.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • A resurrection from the dead!
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • The resurrection part.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • Bernie was an optimist who needed proof that his philosophy of joy and the resurrection of the spirit was not the delusion of a grinning Pollyanna.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • At that instant she felt an immediate blessing like showering light—resurrection from the dead.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • She looks a bit scared, as if I’ve just resurrected from the dead, and incompletely at that.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Nico felt like a hundred skeletal butterflies were resurrecting in his stomach.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • "Do ye believe in the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ?" and so on.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • So PPG had invented a new type of blast-resistant glass, only to have a Chinese company use that technology to build the glass, cheaper, and sell it back to the Port Authority, which was attempting, at least, to resurrect something like pride and resilience in the center of the white-hot center of everything American.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • To atone for my ignorance, and to repay her father and her house for their great contributions to the kingdom, I would like to take this moment to announce the joining of House Calore and the resurrected House Titanos.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • My skin tingles with the chill of resurrecting each detail of the murder.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • So I did what any resurrected teenage boy desperate to see his soul mate would do.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • He turned blue all over, and died in the hope of a glorious resurrection.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • It was a glorious resurrection, from the tomb of slavery, to the heaven of freedom.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • There would be no resurrection.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Inside the expensive black folds were resurrection and life.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • I lay there dismally calculating that sixteen entire hours must elapse before I could hope for a resurrection.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • But the damage he did came undone with the miraculous resurrection of Beloved.
    Toni Morrison  --  Beloved
  • To see a corpse is alarming, to behold a resurrection is almost as much so.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • There is, of course, one kind of Downworlder whose blood offers the possibility of, shall we say, resurrection.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • What has handling my face got to do with the resurrection of this damsel?
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • Obstinately the beautiful memories refused to rise; there was only a hateful resurrection of jealousies and uglinesses and miseries.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • You may do so sans objection Till the day of resurrection’ for Bless my beard they aye shall be My beloved Trinity.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • Martha saith unto Him, I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection, at the last day.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • The word had meant, originally, a Jew educated in Judaism who denied basic tenets of his faith, like the existence of God, the revelation, the resurrection of the dead.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • And though I am not of your religion, yet I should be glad to see these people released from the devil’s power, and be saved by the principles of the Christian religion, the knowledge of God, of a Redeemer, the resurrection, and of a future state.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • Who does not feel his faith in a resurrection and immortality strengthened by hearing of this?
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • Here was one of the guardians of old resurrected from the depths of time to guide him, a living symbol, and a testament to the legends he had been raised with.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • But he is still working only a short day, and I’m guessing that the chaos after Martin’s death and Harriet’s resurrection is taking its toll on his strength.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • His return is like a resurrection.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Mr Kernan said with solemnity: —I am the resurrection and the life.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • A Good Imagination Gone Wrong Spring had come once more to Green Gables—the beautiful capricious, reluctant Canadian spring, lingering along through April and May in a succession of sweet, fresh, chilly days, with pink sunsets and miracles of resurrection and growth.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • "He is immortal," he said, "and he himself revealed the formula of his resurrection."
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • For she seemed younger than the other it is great reason, for she was born in the resurrection and the passion of Our Lord Jesu Christ.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • Ed. During the first months of the year 1867, the question seemed to be buried, and it didn’t seem due for resurrection, when new facts were brought to the public’s attention.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Honey, you asked me what Jesus accomplished on the cross; so now listen to me carefully: through his death and resurrection, I am now fully reconciled to the world.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
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