emerged

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Emerge \E*merge"\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Emerged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emerging}.] [L. emergere, emersum; e out + mergere to dip, plunge. See {Merge}.] To rise out of a fluid; to come forth from that in which anything has been plunged, enveloped, or concealed; to issue and appear; as, to emerge from the water or the ocean; the sun emerges from behind the moon in an eclipse; to emerge from poverty or obscurity. "Thetis . . . emerging from the deep." --Dryden.

Those who have emerged from very low, some from the lowest, classes of society. --Burke.


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