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 Meanings and Examples of RECURRENT
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 a.  occurring or appearing again or repeatedly
Classic Sentence:
1  Melly was hurting so bad--there were hot pinchers at her and dull knives and recurrent waves of pain.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LVI
2  It indicates a spontaneous, Promethean rebelliousness against that fiat that this recurrent season shall bring foul times, cold darkness, misery and death.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
3  Never again did he intend her to have a recurrence of fear of the dark.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LII
4  The mere recurrence to those songs, even now, afflicts me; and while I am writing these lines, an expression of feeling has already found its way down my cheek.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
5  The recurrence of a vision is a reality; it was palpable, it was the writing restored in the mirror.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
6  D'Artagnan, whose inquiring disposition we are acquainted with, had not--whatever interest he had in satisfying his curiosity on this subject--been able to assign any cause for these fits, or for the periods of their recurrence.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
7  Melancholy was the dominant note of his temperament, he thought, but it was a melancholy tempered by recurrences of faith and resignation and simple joy.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A LITTLE CLOUD
Example Sentence:
1  Her recurrent moodiness left her feeling as if she had fallen into a black hole.
2  Richard's recurrent asthma attacks disturbed us and we consulted a physician.
3  A dentist may decide to extract the tooth to prevent recurrent trouble.
4  The day is already commenced which is to bind us indissolubly; and when we are once united, there shall be no recurrence of mental terrors: I guarantee that.
5  I did not like this iteration of one idea -- this strange recurrence of one image, and I grew nervous as bedtime approached and the hour of the vision drew near.