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Meanwhile, in a week’s time everything seems to have changed for West, who filled in admirably for Charles in 2015 but seemed on the verge of being odd-man out with the addition of Hunt and resurgent veteran signee C.J. Spiller.
Even Venus Williams, 37, has helped fill the void left by her sister with a resurgent season.
That night, more than a dozen men gathered to become part of a resurgent white supremacy group that had mostly died out in the late 1800s.
The Reds found themselves in that situation because of their resurgent offense and despite their recent run of poor starting pitching.
The resurgent season of the Fire — 11-5-5 and averaging 16,410 fans per game — only helped make the decision look like a smarter one.
But first Trump will stop in Poland, where leaders are looking for reassurance that the presence of U.S. and NATO troops there will continue as long as the region’s security is threatened by a resurgent Russia.
The stretch has coincided with a resurgent run from Kennedy, the steady right-hander who lost his delivery after a hamstring injury.
But first Trump will stop in Poland, where leaders are looking for reassurance that the presence of U.S. and NATO troops there will continue as long as the region's security is threatened by a resurgent Russia.
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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.
Origin and Etymology of resurgent
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Definition of resurgent for English Language Learners
: becoming popular, active, or successful again after a period of being less popular, active, or successful
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