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resurgent

[ri-sur-juh nt] /rɪˈsɜr dʒənt/
adjective
1.
rising or tending to rise again; reviving; renascent.
Origin of resurgent
1760-1770
First recorded in 1760-70, resurgent is from the Latin word resurgent- (stem of resurgēns, present participle of resurgere). See resurge, -ent
Related forms
resurgence, noun
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resurgent

/rɪˈsɜːdʒənt/
adjective
1.
rising again, as to new life, vigour, etc: resurgent nationalism
Derived Forms
resurgence, noun
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Word Origin and History for resurgence
n.

1834; see resurgent + -ence.

resurgent

adj.

1808, from obsolete verb resurge "to rise again" (1570s), from Latin resurgere "rise again, lift oneself, be restored," from re- "again" (see re-) + surgere "to rise" (see surge).

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