- breaking out afresh or into renewed activity; revival or reappearance in active existence.
1721, from L. recrudescere "re-open" (of wounds), lit. "become raw again," from re- "again" + crudescere, from crudus "raw" (see crude) + inchoative suffix -escere.
"Baldwin could not have known about Ferguson and Black Lives Matter, about the presidency of Barack Obama and the recrudescence of white nationalism in its wake, but in a sense he explained it all in advance."
- A. O. Scott, "Review: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Will Make You Rethink Race", 2 February 2017 New York Times (https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/02/02/movies/review-i-am-not-your-negro-review-james-baldwin.html)