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{adj: recrudescent} the revival of an unfortunate situation after a period of abatement
"the patient presented with a case of recrudescent gastralgia"



{n: abatement of a nuisance, nuisance abatement} (law) the removal or termination or destruction of something that has been found to be a nuisance

{n: abatement} the act of abating
"laws enforcing noise abatement"

{n: asbestos abatement} the removal of asbestos from a public building

{n: defervescence} abatement of a fever as indicated by a reduction in body temperature

{n: recrudescence} a return of something after a period of abatement
"a recrudescence of racism"
"a recrudescence of the symptoms"

{n: remission, remittal, subsidence} an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)
"his cancer is in remission"

{n: suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement} an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

{v: defervesce} experience an abatement of a fever


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