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The publicity from the school’s resurgent football program has more students applying for admission.
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  • The publicity from the school’s resurgent football program has more students applying for admission.
  • Economists hope a resurgent economy will lift wages without increasing inflation.
  • Like Sophie, like Nathan too, I was at that time of life—long before Rock or the resurgence of Folk—when music was more than simple meat and drink, it was an essential opiate and something resembling the divine breath.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • They talked about that, and other resurgent diseases from centuries past.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King

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  • Then there was a resurgence—an immense struggle against my weight.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • You’ll notify us if you experience any sudden memory resurgence?
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • The Church, sharp-eyed as it must be when gods long dead are brought to life, condemned these orgies as witchcraft and interpreted them rightly, as a resurgence of the Dionysiac forces it had crushed long before.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • -will be speaking with conspiracy theorist Tyler Tingley, about this shocking resurgence-
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • ’Yes?’ said Umbridge with a sudden resurgence of excitement.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • He enjoyed listening to Nately, whose maudlin, bittersweet lamentations mirrored much of his own romantic desolation and never failed to evoke in him resurgent tides of longing for his wife and children.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22

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  • I looked at him with a resurgence of faith in a public figure.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • Should paint for them pictures of Africa awakening from sleep, of Africa resurgent, of Africa dark and savage?
    Alan Paton  --  Cry, the Beloved Country
  • She could not make them understand that she wanted the Consul’s home address—in a sudden resurgence of anxiety she rushed out and told the chauffeur to take her to the jail.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • They were painful at first, but their constant resurgence at last altogether upset my balance.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • A less truthful man than he might have been tempted into the subsequent creation of a vision in the form of resurgent memory; a less sane man might have believed in such a creation; but Silas was both sane and honest, though, as with many honest and fervent men, culture had not defined any channels for his sense of mystery, and so it spread itself over the proper pathway of inquiry and knowledge.
    George Eliot  --  Silas Marner
  • The previous year I had been awarded the Jawaharlal Nehru Human Rights Award in India, another bit of evidence of the resurgence of the struggle.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Vaguely Maggie felt this, in the strong resurgent love toward her brother that swept away all the later impressions of hard, cruel offence and misunderstanding, and left only the deep, underlying, unshakable memories of early union.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • Nevertheless he tried, as brutal and intent as any there, to force his way into the loud surging group as though in a resurgence of the old violence which had marked his face, clawing at the backs and at last striking at them with the stick until men turned and recognised him and held him, struggling, striking at them with the heavy stick.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • Night and day, while the resurgent threatening past was making a conscience within him, he was thinking by what means he could recover peace and trust—by what sacrifice he could stay the rod.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • It has always been my dream that the Institute and her sons would be at the vanguard of a moral revolution, a resurgence of the American dream itself.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • When Kassad was eighteen, a Tharsis Province higher circuit judge offered him the choice of a Martian year at polar work camp or volunteering for the John Carter Brigade then forming to help FORCE put down the resurgent Glennon-Height Rebellion in the Class Three colonies.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Hope, that seemed unquenchable in him, resurged again.
    Zane Grey  --  The Lone Star Ranger
  • You are too dangerous, and we do not want to see the dragons resurgent.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Inheritance
  • Whereupon the resurging reality of the present, as if in irony of his wish, steeped him instantly in contending thought.
    Zane Grey  --  Riders of the Purple Sage
  • Joan got up to the window, dizzy and sick with the resurging memory of Jim’s return to Kells with that gold-belt.
    Zane Grey  --  The Border Legion
  • Down on the battlefield, even at the great distance, the combatants understood at once the resurgence of the powerful presence they had known as Cryshal-Tirith.
    R.A. Salvatore  --  The Crystal Shard
  • And even her rages against her servants seemed to him, during that short time, endearing; he was grateful for the resurgence of vitality that showed itself in an increased energy over the shortcomings and laziness of her houseboy.
    Doris Lessing  --  The Grass is Singing
  • RESURGENCE Ablast of ravening wind tore Eragon from his sleep.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • It has been theorized (especially by William G. Throneberry and Julia Givens, Berkeley) that resurgence of the TK ability at this point was caused by both psychological factors (i.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • The head of the Russian negotiating team had held aloft a translated version of an article Farmer had written called "Resurgent tb in Russia" and had said, "You are the only one who understands tb in Russia."
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Eragon’s anger resurged like a crimson tide.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • He spoke of the ancient Illuminati-a name that dredged up forgotten fears-and of their resurgence and vow of revenge against the church.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • But, Edouard, Your Excellency, if the artifacts had indicated the presence of a Christ-oriented culture there, six hundred light-years from Old Earth, almost three thousand years before man left the surface of the homeworld… Was it so dark a sin to interpret such ambiguous data in a way which would have meant the resurgence of Christianity in our life-time?
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Above all of the commotion, those orcs and goblins who weren’t engaged in direct combat kept a watchful eye on Kelvin’s Cairn, awaiting the second resurgence.
    R.A. Salvatore  --  The Crystal Shard
  • Desperately she tried to meet his gray eyes, in vain, desperately she tried again, fought herself as feeling and thought resurged in torment, and she succeeded, and then she knew.
    Zane Grey  --  Riders of the Purple Sage
  • Hope resurged.
    Zane Grey  --  The Border Legion
  • For with the touch of clinging hands and the throbbing bosom he grew conscious of an inward storm—the tingling of new chords of thought, strange music of unheard, joyous bells sad dreams dawning to wakeful delight, dissolving doubt, resurging hope, force, fire, and freedom, unutterable sweetness of desire.
    Zane Grey  --  Riders of the Purple Sage
  • The fire that had blistered him and the cold which had frozen him now united in one torturing possession of his mind and heart, and like a fiery steed with ice-shod feet, ranged his being, ran rioting through his blood, trampling the resurging good, dragging ever at the evil.
    Zane Grey  --  Riders of the Purple Sage
  • Sophie eventually saw that only a few years before, during Poland’s Fascist resurgence, her father might have gained some converts; now with the Wehrmacht edging ponderously eastward, these Teutonic screams for Gdansk, the Germans provoking incidents along all the borders, how could it be other than a sublime foolishness to ask whether National Socialism had the answer to anything except Polish destruction?
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • resurgent nationalism
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