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This was a major new escalation in ‘an ideological struggle’ with Putin’s resurgent Russia.
Bournemouth are buoyed by their shock 3-0 rout over defending champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, and will look to pick up another vital three points against a recently resurgent Stoke City on Saturday.
The combination of resurgent economies in Europe and Japan, the United States’ decidedly non-protectionist trade policies, and technological advances in shipping was bound to do a number on American unions.
The red shoe has been resurgent of late — seen on actresses like Dakota Johnson and Sienna Miller, models like Gigi Hadid and Lily-Rose Depp, and girls-about-town like Olivia Palermo.
The tale of the fragile city is best illustrated by the current challenges and despair of Cleveland's Collinwood neighborhood, located less than a 20-minute drive from resurgent Detroit-Shoreway.
This 30-plus-year-old resurgent disco hit maintained its reign over video views through the veteran singer's exposure on year-end TV specials.
While California has benefited from a resurgent economy, Connecticut has been dogged by budget deficits as its economy struggled to join in the national recovery.
Now, with quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo leading the resurgent 49ers, the outcome is anybody's guess when the 49ers take on the Rams on Sunday (1:25 p.m. PT/4:25 p.m. ET, FOX, DirecTV).
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Resurgent means literally a "rising again". We may speak of a resurgent baseball team, a resurgent steel industry, the resurgence of jogging, or a resurgence of violence in a war zone. Resurgence is particularly prominent in its Italian translation, risorgimento. In the 19th century, when the Italian peninsula consisted of a number of small independent states, a popular movement known as the Risorgimento managed to unify the peninsula and create the modern state of Italy in 1870.
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