resubstantiate

See: reconfirm
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These equivalent molls serve as reinforcements that resubstantiate her, giving her an appearance of individuality signified by her name, on the one hand, and guaranteed by her body on the other.
Naipaul's self-deprecating "mimic men," the title, Derek Walcott says, "which so many English-speaking West Indian intellectuals have so eagerly, almost masochistically taken to themselves,"(39) designates an identity dependent on an imperial formulation of the resemblance between original and copy which merely resubstantiates the origin (Great Britain) as the authentic location/referent for identity.