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[ri-surj] /rɪˈsɜrdʒ/
verb (used without object), resurged, resurging.
1.
to rise again, as from desuetude or from virtual extinction.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; < Latin resurgere to rise again, appear again, equivalent to re- re- + surgere to lift up, raise, variant of surrigere (sur- sur-2 + -rigere, combining form of regere to direct, rule)
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resurge

/rɪˈsɜːdʒ/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (rare) to rise again from or as if from the dead
Word Origin
C16: from Latin resurgere to rise again, reappear, from re- + surgere to lift, arise, surge
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Word Origin and History for re surge

resurge

v.

1887 in modern use, back-formation from resurgent. The verb also was in use in 17c., from Latin resurgere, but it became obsolete. An older verb form was resourd (mid-15c.). Related: Resurged; resurging.

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