“Redivivus” (red-uh-VIE-vus) – from the Latin for “again” + “alive” – means brought back to life, revived or restored.

Example (as used by John Simon in a National Review article about the movie Michael Collins): “As for [Liam] Neeson – of the nose-heavy, asymmetrical countenance and shrewdly darting, soul-searching eyes, he is a lopsided Gary Cooper redivivus – hardly something to sneeze at.”

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