assurgent


as·sur·gent

adjective \ə-ˈsər-jənt\

Definition of ASSURGENT

:  moving upward :  rising; especially :  ascendant 1b

Origin of ASSURGENT

Latin assurgent-, assurgens, present participle of assurgere to rise, from ad- + surgere to rise — more at surge
First Known Use: 1578

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