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 for Restored
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Restore \Re*store"\ (r?*st?r"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Restored
     (r?-st?rd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Restoring.] [OE. restoren, OF.
     restorer, F. restaurer, fr. L. restaurare; pref. re- re- + an
     unused word; cf. Gr. ???? an upright pale or stake, Skr.
     sth?vara fixed, firm. Cf. Restaurant, Store.]
     To bring back to its former state; to bring back from a state
     of ruin, decay, disease, or the like; to repair; to renew; to
     recover. "To restore and to build Jerusalem." --Dan. ix. 25.
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           Our fortune restored after the severest afflictions.
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           And his hand was restored whole as the other. --Mark
                                                    iii. 5.
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     2. To give or bring back, as that which has been lost., or
        taken away; to bring back to the owner; to replace.
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              Now therefore restore the man his wife. --Gen. xx.
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              Loss of Eden, till one greater man
              Restore us, and regain the blissful seat. --Milton.
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              The father banished virtue shall restore. --Dryden.
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     3. To renew; to reestablish; as, to restore harmony among
        those who are variance.
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     4. To give in place of, or as satisfaction for.
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              He shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep
              for a sheep.                          --Ex. xxii. 1.
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     5. To make good; to make amends for.
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              But if the while I think on thee, dear friend,
              All losses are restored, and sorrows end. --Shak.
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     6. (Fine Arts)
        (a) To bring back from a state of injury or decay, or from
            a changed condition; as, to restore a painting,
            statue, etc.
        (b) To form a picture or model of, as of something lost or
            mutilated; as, to restore a ruined building, city, or
            the like.
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     Syn: To return; replace; refund; repay; reinstate; rebuild;
          reestablish; renew; repair; revive; recover; heal; cure.
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