assurgent

adjective
as·​sur·​gent | \ ə-ˈsər-jənt How to pronounce assurgent (audio) \

Definition of assurgent

: moving upward : rising especially : ascendant sense 1b

First Known Use of assurgent

1578, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for assurgent

Latin assurgent-, assurgens, present participle of assurgere to rise, from ad- + surgere to rise — more at surge

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“Assurgent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assurgent. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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