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emerging

verb
present participle of emerge

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to come to one's attention especially gradually or unexpectedly
  • problems emerged almost as soon as the contractor began the excavation for the swimming pool

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The first known use of emerging was in 1646

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“Emerging.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emerging. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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