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Word of the Day – Revenant

By February 29, 2016Word of the Day

Revenant (n)


A person who has returned, especially supposedly from the dead.

One who has returned after a prolonged absence, resulting in their being presumed dead.

Example sentences

“The revenant population of marsupials put paid to the belief they were now extinct.”

“The zombie revenants shook themselves as they slowly became self aware once again.”

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  • june seghni says:

    Les Revenants was a really good french TV series abotu zombies recently shown on channel 4. Every time I heard the Oscar nominated film The Revenant mentioned I thought this was what they meant.

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