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reincarnate

verb     /ˌriː.ɪn.kɑːˈneɪt/ US  /-ˈkɑːr.neɪt/
[T always passive] If a dead person or animal is reincarnated as someone or something else , their spirit returns to life in that person or animal .Life after death [T] If something is reincarnated, it appears in a different form , especially after it has disappeared for a period of time : Compared to the old model , the reincarnated Mini Cooper has a more powerful engine and looks more streamlined .Life after death
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