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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Relume To rekindle; to light again. "Relumed her ancient light, not kindled new.""I know not where is that Promethean heat
      That can thy light relume ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • relume To rekindle; light again.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Relume rē-lūm′ to light anew, to rekindle
    • pr.p Relume relūm′ing; pa.p. relūmed′
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. relumer,cf. F. rallumer,), L. reluminare,; pref. re-, re- + luminare, to light. Cf. Reillume


In literature:

Oh, let my breath relume thy vital spark; Yes!
"The Bride of Messina A Tragedy" by Friedrich Schiller
What is the moon but a lamp of fire That God shall relume in His season?
"A Celtic Psaltery" by Alfred Perceval Graves
No fire that can be kindled upon the altar of speech can relume the radiant spark that perished yesterday.
"Standard Selections" by Various
Hail, radiance auspicious, from light's fountain born Each dark hemisphere to relume and adorn!
"Translations of German Poetry in American Magazines 1741-1810" by Edward Ziegler Davis
Ah, 'tis too bitter cold these cinders to relume!
"Legends & Romances of Brittany" by Lewis Spence
Oh, would thy smiles relume my fainting ire!
"The Lusiad" by Luís de Camões

In poetry:

To live, where darkened suns relume
Their kingdoms in the abysmal haze—
Where nearing Night attends the blaze
Of high Antares red with doom;
"The Testimony of the Suns" by George Sterling
Who 'mid despair's impervious gloom,
Should bid her soul's sad wand'rings cease:
Th'extinguish'd spark of hope relume,
And sooth the penitent to peace?
"Bertram And Anna" by Thomas Gent
Dearest love! when thy God shall recall thee,
Be this record inscribed on thy tomb:
Truth, and gratitude, well may applaud thee,
And all thy past virtues relume.
"Constancy, To----" by Thomas Gent
A tender heart, that hates the nothingness of doom,
Re-culls each faint and fallen gleam from the long ago;
Drowned in his frozen blood, the sun lies far and low;
In me thy memory like a monstrance doth relume.
"Evening Harmony" by Clark Ashton Smith