rising or tending to rise again; reviving; renascent.

1760–70; < Latin resurgent- (stem of resurgēns, present participle of resurgere). See resurge, -ent

resurgence, noun Unabridged
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resurgent (rɪˈsɜːdʒənt)
rising again, as to new life, vigour, etc: resurgent nationalism

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Word Origin & History

1808, from obs. verb resurge "to rise again" (1575), from L. resurgere "rise again," from re- "again" + surgere "to rise" (see surge). Modern verb resurge (1887) is a back-formation.
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Example sentences
The resurgent wolf population is surely a direct result of feeding deer.
Countries with resurgent polio are struggling as well.
Resurgent fighters still train there but look north.
The goal was to stabilize the market until a resurgent economy created new
  households that demanded places to live.
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