assurgency


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as·sur·gent

 (ə-sûr′jənt)
adj.
1. Rising or tending to rise.
2. Botany Slanting or curving upward; ascending.

[Latin assurgēns, assurgent-, present participle of assurgere, to rise up to : ad-, ad- + surgere, to rise; see surge.]

as·sur′gen·cy n.