[ uh-sur-juhnt ]
/ əˈsɜr dʒənt /
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curving upward, as leaves; ascendant.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of assurgent
OTHER WORDS FROM assurgentas·sur·gen·cy, noun
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/ (əˈsɜːdʒənt) /
(of leaves, stems, etc) curving or growing upwards; rising
Derived forms of assurgentassurgency, noun
Word Origin for assurgent
C16: from Latin assurgere to rise up, from surgere to rise
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