Assurgency
Assurgency As*sur"gen*cy, n. Act of rising. [1913 Webster]

The . . . assurgency of the spirit through the body. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]


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  • assurgency — See assurgent. * * * …   Universalium

  • assurgency — noun A tendency to rise. See Also: assurgent …   Wiktionary

  • assurgency — as·sur·gen·cy …   English syllables

  • assurgency — əˈsərjənsē noun ( es) Etymology: assurgent + cy : the tendency to rise …   Useful english dictionary

  • assurgent — assurgency, n. /euh serr jeuhnt/, adj. Bot. curving upward, as leaves; ascendant. [1570 80; < L assurgent (s. of assurgens rising up, prp. of assurgere). See AS , SURGENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • assurgent — /əˈsɜdʒənt/ (say uh serjuhnt) adjective 1. Botany curving upwards, as leaves; ascending. 2. Heraldry shown rising out of the sea. {Latin assurgens, present participle, rising up} –assurgency, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • assurgent —   a. ascending; Botany, upward curving.    ♦ assurgency, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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