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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of readvance.


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  • A lot of reasons readvanced by the Clinton White House and many congressional Democrats for not having such hearings, and you don't have to think their opposition was wholly detached and based on a kind of good-government motive to agree that the Republicans urging hearings were not exactly pure of heart either.

    Clinton's Accountability

  • Glaciers advanced from about 1890 until the early 1920s (cool cycle), retreated rapidly from ~1930 to ~1950-55 (warm cycle), readvanced from ~1955 to ~1980 (cool cycle), then retreated rapidly from ~1980 to the present (warm cycle).

    "Heed the Goracle" « Climate Audit

  • Here they recoiled, fled, even across the gully; here they seethed, inchoate; there, regathering form and might, they readvanced to the echoing hill, with its three breastworks and its eighty cannon.

    The Long Roll


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