[ uh-sur-juh nt ]
/ əˈsɜr dʒənt /
curving upward, as leaves; ascendant.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of assurgent
OTHER WORDS FROM assurgentas·sur·gen·cy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for assurgent
/ (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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