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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMERGE

There was just a chance that the beautiful songstress might emerge.

Of course, nothing of the old Davenport's was to emerge with the new man.

At the end of the fourth year, they emerge from the earth, and may be seen in great numbers in the mild evenings of May.

Had we better let them emerge from the door and then get them?

When we emerge from these dark periods we find ourselves to have advanced.

Why had his brethren ever sought to emerge from the joyous slavery of the Ghetto?

At this juncture, Pierre and Paul Lanier emerge from a trapdoor, cutting off escape.

When any one of them reacts, it trips the kickers and we emerge.

There was nothing to do but wait until it was safe to emerge.

Only the head and six prolegs of the occupant ever emerge from its case.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from Middle French émerger, from Latin emergere "rise out or up, bring forth, bring to light," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + mergere "to dip, sink" (see merge). The notion is of rising from a liquid by virtue of buoyancy. Related: Emerged; emerging.

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