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intr.v. re·surged, re·surg·ing, re·surg·es
To rise again; undergo resurgence: Her enthusiasm resurged.
[Latin resurgere : re-, re- + surgere, to rise; see surge.]
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(intr) rare to rise again from or as if from the dead
[C16: from Latin resurgere to rise again, reappear, from re- + surgere to lift, arise, surge]
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v.i. -surged, -surg•ing.
to rise again, as from virtual extinction.
[1565–75; < Latin resurgere to rise again, appear again =re- re- + surgere to lift up, raise, variant of surrigere (sur- sur-2 + -rigere, comb. form of regere to direct, rule)]
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Past participle: resurged
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|Verb||1.||resurge - rise again; "His need for a meal resurged"; "The candidate resurged after leaving politics for several years"|
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