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emergent democracies
  coming into existence
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Strongly Associated with:   emerge
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  • emergent democracies
  • She snapped it shut, though, and made a low reverence toward the emergent laird.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Common-wealths can endure no Diet: For seeing their expence is not limited by their own appetite, but by externall Accidents, and the appetites of their neighbours, the Publique Riches cannot be limited by other limits, than those which the emergent occasions shall require.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • An occasional English face among them seemed sharp and emergent.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night

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  • The huge bulk of the hills was foggily emergent.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • So now, the Spaniard took hold of Eugene’s arm and guided him carefully by the instant’s light of one match after another and the emergent light of the wreathed, racing moon.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Golden Apples
  • VII So now, the Spaniard took hold of Eugene’s arm and guided him carefully by the instant’s light of one match after another and the emergent light of the wreathed, racing moon.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions.
    John Donne  --  Meditation 17
  • Immediately the mountains huge appear Emergent, and their broad bare backs upheave Into the clouds; their tops ascend the sky: So high as heaved the tumid hills, so low Down sunk a hollow bottom broad and deep, Capacious bed of waters: Thither they Hasted with glad precipitance, uprolled, As drops on dust conglobing from the dry: Part rise in crystal wall, or ridge direct, For haste; such flight the great command impressed On the swift floods: As armies at the call Of trumpet (for of…
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • The great clan of go-getter was emergent in young boys—big in voice, violent in threat, withered and pale at heart—the "He-men" were on the rails.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel

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  • Before his eyes the emergent nymph was scaling her hard cracked hag’s pelt.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • He was conscious of the groups of English, emergent after four years and walking with detective-story suspicion in their eyes, as though they were about to be assaulted in this questionable country by German trained-bands.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • It would be hundreds of years before any emergent Amazons would ever grasp the fact that a man is vulnerable only in his pride, but delicate as Humpty-Dumpty once that is meddled with—though some of them paid the fact a cautious lip-service.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • I had seen only three births during my training; all conducted in a sterile operating room, the patient draped and anesthetized, nothing visible save the grotesquely swelling perineum and the suddenly emergent head.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • …and revenge: nor considering that the greatest pressure of Soveraign Governours, proceedeth not from any delight, or profit they can expect in the dammage, or weakening of their subjects, in whose vigor, consisteth their own selves, that unwillingly contributing to their own defence, make it necessary for their Governours to draw from them what they can in time of Peace, that they may have means on any emergent occasion, or sudden need, to resist, or take advantage on their Enemies.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • emergent repair of an aorta
  • emergent vegetation
  • emergent antagonism
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Associated words [difficulty]:   emergent [9] , emerge [1]
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