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Definition of the noun revenant

What does revenant mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: revenants

  1. a person who returns after a lengthy absence
  2. someone who has returned from the dead
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: ghost = the visible disembodied soul of a dead person

Definition of the adjective revenant

What does revenant mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of or relating to or typical of a revenant
  2. coming back

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Gothic Literature (2009)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

revenant A variety of critics interpret the narrative poem as a cautionary tale to little girls, a literary rebellion against restrictions on female artists, an anti-fan- tasy on female freedom, an ALLEGORY on Victorian patriarchy and materialism, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklife (2015)

by Simon J Bronner

®revenant, ̄. or returning spirit or ghost. Indeed, the subject of death in American folklife is a barometer of cultural attitudes toward life. special traditions for the burial and remembrance of loved ones.

Google previewThe Blues Encyclopedia (2004)

by Edward Komara, Peter Lee

Hollerin' the Blues (Revenant 212). Bob Dylan has composed a popular tribute " High Water (for Charley Patton)." Other contemporary performers such as Alvin Youngblood Hart, Rory Block, Paul Geremia, Jo Ann Kelly, and Carlos del Junco ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

returns from the dead, one who: revenant returns to criminal habits, one who: recidivist reunite: reconcile, reconvene, rejoin revamp: recondition, reconstruct, rejuvenate, renew, renovate, repair, replenish reveal: admit, announce, bare, betray, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Reincarnation and Karma (2010)

by Norman C. McClelland

Etheric revenant. This is an entity in which the soul ofa recently deceased has failed to separate it- self from the etheric body (and or astral body) in the second death as it is expected to do and which naturally delays its eventual rebirth.

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Scrabble value of R1E1V4E1N1A1N1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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