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      vb   intr; often foll by: from  
1    to come up to the surface of or rise from water or other liquid  
2    to come into view, as from concealment or obscurity  
he emerged from the cave     
3    foll by: from   to come out (of) or live (through a difficult experience)  
he emerged from his ordeal with dignity     
4    to become apparent  
several interesting things emerged from the report     
     (C17: from Latin emergere to rise up from, from mergere to dip)  
  emerging      adj  
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1    appear, arise, become visible, come forth, come into view, come out, come up, emanate, issue, proceed, rise, spring up, surface  
2    become apparent, become known, come out, come out in the wash, come to light, crop up, develop, materialize, transpire, turn up  
   depart, disappear, enter, fade, fall, recede, retreat, sink, submerge, vanish from sight, wane, withdraw  

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