n. [A resurgence is a new start, or a revival. ]
ex. a period of economic resurgence.
v. [to raise from the dead; bring to life again.]
ex. A song can resurrect faded memories
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v. [to revive, especially from apparent death or from unconsciousness.]
ps . cardiopulmonary resuscitation = CPR
ps. defibrillation paddles
ps. "do not resuscitate" DNR
root: cite, such as quote which means bring to mind
n. [the sale of goods to ultimate consumers, usually in small quantities]
ps. retail and wholesale (批發)
v. [to sell at retail; sell directly to the consumer.]
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v. [to keep, hold on to or keep in place]
ex. These roses retain their scent. 這些玫瑰花仍有餘香
ex. The interior of the shop still retains a nineteenth-century atmosphere.
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n. [A retainer is an amount of money which is paid in advance for services, such as for a lawyer.]
n. [a servant or attendant who has served a family for many years.]
"act of keeping for oneself"
n. [A retinue is a group made up of followers and people who work for a famous person]
v. [repay an injury, insult, etc with a similar one]
ex. If we impose import duties, other countries may retaliate against us.
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v. [make (sth) slow or late]
ex. to retard the growth of the plant
ps. (physics) retarded time.
adj. [inclined to be silent or uncommunicative in speech; restrained in expression, presentation, or appearance]
ex. be reticent about one's plans 不願談自己的計畫
ex. reticent wall
tac --> tic
adj.[taciturn describes someone who doesn't say much.]
adj. [withdrawing from contact with others; reserved; shy.]