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English definition of “second wind”

second wind

noun [S]    
a return of strength or energy that makes it possible to continue in an activity that needs a lot of effort: We started to feel we couldn't walk any further but when we saw the village in the distance we got a/our second wind.Excitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
(Definition of second wind noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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