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 for resuscitate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Resuscitate \Re*sus"ci*tate\, a. [L. resuscitatus, p. p. of
     resuscitare; pref. re- re- + suscitare to raise, rouse. See
     Suscitate.]
     Restored to life. [R.] --Bp. Gardiner.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Resuscitate \Re*sus"ci*tate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Resuscitated;p. pr. & vb. n. Resuscitating.]
     To revivify; to revive; especially, to recover or restore
     from apparent death; as, to resuscitate a drowned person; to
     resuscitate withered plants.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Resuscitate \Re*sus"ci*tate\, v. i.
     To come to life again; to revive.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           These projects, however often slain, always
           resuscitate.                             --J. S. Mill.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  resuscitate
      v 1: cause to regain consciousness; "The doctors revived the
           comatose man" [syn: resuscitate, revive]
      2: return to consciousness; "The patient came to quickly"; "She
         revived after the doctor gave her an injection" [syn: come
         to, revive, resuscitate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  90 Moby Thesaurus words for "resuscitate":
     abet, aid, animate, assist, avail, awake, awaken, bail out,
     be begotten, be born, be incarnated, bear a hand, befriend,
     benefit, bring back, bring to, call back, come alive,
     come into being, come into existence, come to, come to life,
     comfort, do good, doctor, ease, enliven, exhilarate, favor, fillip,
     galvanize, give a boost, give a hand, give a lift, give help, help,
     infuse life into, invigorate, jazz up, lend a hand, lend one aid,
     live again, pick up, pique, proffer aid, protect, provoke, quicken,
     rally, reactivate, reanimate, recall to life, recharge, reclaim,
     recruit, redeem, refresh, regenerate, reheat the ashes, reinspire,
     rejuvenate, rekindle, relieve, relight, remedy, render assistance,
     renew, renovate, rescue, restore, resurge, resurrect, retrieve,
     return to life, revitalize, revive, revivify, rewarm, rise again,
     save, see the light, set up, sharpen, stimulate, stir the embers,
     succor, take in tow, warm over, warm up, whet
  
  

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