Definition of recrudesce in English:

recrudesce

verb

[NO OBJECT]formal
  • Break out again; recur.

    • ‘So either the usage has recrudesced or the verb vanished only from formal written prose, not from the spoken language.’
    • ‘She was able to see a festering protest recrudescing.’
    happen again, reoccur, occur again, be repeated, repeat, repeat itself
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Origin

Late 19th century: back-formation from recrudescence ‘recurrence’, from Latin recrudescere ‘become raw again’, from re- ‘again’ + crudus ‘raw’.

Pronunciation

recrudesce

/ˌrikruˈdɛs//ˌrēkro͞oˈdes/