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restore

  

      vb   tr  
1    to return (something, esp. a work of art or building) to an original or former condition  
2    to bring back to health, good spirits, etc.  
3    to return (something lost, stolen, etc.) to its owner  
4    to reintroduce or re-enforce  
to restore discipline     
5    to reconstruct (an extinct animal, former landscape, etc.)  
     (C13: from Old French, from Latin restaurare to rebuild, from re- + -staurare, as in instaurare to renew)  
  restorable      adj  
  restorableness      n  
  restorer      n  
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adv.
wORK REQUIRED TO RESTORE INCLUDES EMERGENT WORK.
[US] DEFFINATION
n.
A tenacious confidence;mental toughness,self-belief,deep respect

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