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recrudescence
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
a return of something after a period of absence — especially something bad
  • An old man, widower, unkempt of hair, in bed, with head covered, sighing: an infirm dog, Athos: aconite, resorted to by increasing doses of grains and scruples as a palliative of recrudescent neuralgia: the face in death of a septuagenarian, suicide by poison.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (81% in)

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