resurge

[ri-surj]
verb (used without object), resurged, resurging.
to rise again, as from desuetude or from virtual extinction.

Origin:
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)
 
vb
rare (intr) 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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Were central bankers to lose their guard, inflation could soon resurge.
Some sinks take water under certain conditions, and resurge it at others.
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