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 (rĭ-no͞o′, -nyo͞o′)
v. re·newed, re·new·ing, re·news
1. To make new or as if new again; restore: renewed the antique chair.
2. To take up again; resume: renew an old friendship; renewed the argument.
3. To repeat so as to reaffirm: renew a promise.
4. To regain or restore the physical or mental vigor of; revive: I renewed my spirits in the country air.
a. To arrange for the extension of: renew a contract; renew a magazine subscription.
b. To arrange to extend the loan of: renewed the library books before they were overdue.
6. To replenish: renewed the water in the humidifier.
7. To bring into being again; reestablish.
1. To become new again.
2. To start over.

[Middle English renewen : re-, re- + newen, to renew (from new, new; see new).]

re·new′er n.
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At the appointed time was born, not that third in their party to whom Sophie meant to be so kind, but a godling; in beauty, it was manifest, excelling Eros, as in wisdom Confucius; an enhancer of delights, a renewer of companionships and an interpreter of Destiny.
nothing retains its form; but nature, the great renewer, ever makes up forms from other forms.
The court poets and writers tell us that Shah Jahan was "the adorner of the flowerbeds without autumn...the spring of the flower garden of justice and generosity", (33) he was the renewer, the mujaddid under whose rule "Hindustan has become the rose garden of the earth and his reign ...
the renewer." Once Johannes embraces his true vocation as a witness to the light, rather than labouring under the delusion that he himself is the light, he finally steps into his prophetic role.
Ghulam Ahmad saw himself as a renewer of Islam and claimed to have been chosen by Allah.
for example, Aragorn is called in Quenya Envinyatar, the Renewer: (38)
The pious Damascene polymath, "renewer of the religion," prolific author and commentator of over 300 books, "the most famous of the friends and knowers of Allah from his time to ours" (al-Nabhani), Shaykh al-Islam Abu al-Fayd 'Abd al-Ghani b.
"Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits." The Lord is our forgiver, healer, redeemer, provider, satisfier, and renewer. How could we forget that?
Indeed, Contarini's observation regarding the "disappearance of the question of women from the social and political scene" of post-war Italy can be applied not only to the Futurist movement, which in this sense egregiously failed in its self-avowed role of renewer of Italian social and political life, but to Italian culture as whole.
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Let's hear it from a generation whose raw but telling views can be both a reminder of failed promises and a renewer of hope.