insurge

verb
in·​surge | \ ə̇n+ \

Definition of insurge

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to become insurgent : behave insurgently

transitive verb

: to make insurgent

insurge

noun
\ ˈin+ˌ- \

Definition of insurge (Entry 2 of 2)

: a surging in

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History and Etymology for insurge

Verb

Latin insurgere, from in- in- entry 1 + surgere to rise

Noun

in entry 4 + surge

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“Insurge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insurge. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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