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revival

n. 1) requesting a court to reinstate the force of an old judgment. 2) reinstating a contract or debt by a new agreement after the right to demand performance or collect has expired under the statute of limitations (the time to sue).

revival

noun awakening, comeback, freshening, improvement, invigoration, new verrion, palingenesis, phoenix, quickening, reanimation, reappearance, reawakening, rebirth, reclamation, recreation, recuperation, recurrence, redintegration, reestablishment, refreshment, regeneracy, regeneration, regenesis, reincarnation, rejuvenation, rejuvenescence, renaissance, renascence, renewal, reproduction, resumption, resurgence, resurrection, resuscitation, return, revivification, reviviscence, vivification
Associated concepts: abatement and revival, revival of a cause of action
See also: recrudescence, rehabilitation, renewal, repair, resurgence

REVIVAL, contracts. An agreement to renew the legal obligation of a just debt, after it has been barred by the act of limitation or lapse of time, is called its revival. Vide Promise.

REVIVAL, practice. The act by which a judgment, which has lain dormant or without any action upon it for a year and a day is, at common law, again restored to its original force.

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For evangelicals like Whitefield there was the very real sense that England's expansion and the extension of the kingdom of God, expressed in the evangelical revivals, were proceeding hand-in-hand, indeed were one and the same thing.
Derek Peterson's Ethnic Patriotism and the East African Revival is an important and highly original contribution to the growing scholarship on the East African Revival.
Then he tests the theoretical construct against empirical studies of three Christian revivals in Finland during the early 19th century: the southwestern Jumping Revival, the Ostrobothnian Scorts, and the Kuortane Revival of Jakob Wallenberg and Isak Vasu.
The DTS ladies lost against Revivals (26-28, 2517and 10-15), whereupon NDF won the game 2512 and 25-16 against Revivals.
Who, for example, would have interest in and devotion to essays on the Clerical Society Movement and Spanish Dominicans and Ugandan Revivals and Grenadan Seventh-day Adventists and the 1762 Revival in Wales, plus two-dozen more, as different in topic as those five, and methodologically, conceptually, and stylistically still more different?
The 15 SEB revivals observed during the 20th century differed in vigor but shared a common plot.
Our message has always been that this is the beginning," Aaron Graham, national field organizer and Justice Revival director for Sojourners, said of the November gathering.
This satisfaction of compassionate fervor is easily seen in drama revivals where young audiences connect to their elders (and sometimes very elder acquaintances).
Only then will we have the essential basis that is so obviously lacking at present for comparison with other revivals, including, but not limited to, the USA.
Somebody breaks a foot and a high-profile show postpones its opening, so a producer decides to fill the newly available theater with his off-Broadway smash; or an out-of-town tryout gets withering reviews and goes back to the drawing board, so the star proceeds with a revival that had been scheduled for the following season.
Curl's argument is that Egyptian motifs were absorbed into Greek and then Graeco-Roman culture at least from the era of Alexander the Great, and can be traced almost continuously ever since; his vigorous and scholarly narrative is particularly valuable in uncovering unexpected fusions of ideas and images throughout history, and in challenging the conventional impression that the Egyptian revival somehow belongs to the 1800s and the 1920s alone.
Integrating the other themes with that of the Catholic revival lends cogency to the connection of liberalism with an aggressive culture war against a large minority of the Germany population.