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"Tootaloo," chirped Manders resiliently and dragged a crumpled script from his pocket.The Education of Eric Lane
1640s, "springing back," from Latin resilientem "inclined to leap or spring back," present participle of resilire (see resilience). Figuratively, of persons, from 1830. Related: Resiliently.