assurgent

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adjective as·sur·gent \ə-ˈsər-jənt\

Definition of assurgent

  1. :  moving upward :  rising; especially :  ascendant 1b

Origin and Etymology 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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