surgent

adjective
sur·​gent | \ ˈsərjənt \

Definition of surgent

: rising in a surge : swelling in surges or waves surgent seas

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History and Etymology for surgent

Latin surgent-, surgens, present participle of surgere to rise

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“Surgent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surgent. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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