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Resile′ment; Resil′ience, Resil′iency, act of springing back or rebounding.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, "draw back," from obsolete French resiler "withdraw from an agreement," or directly from Latin resilire "to jump back" (see resilience). Meaning "spring back, start back, recoil" (of material things) from 1708. Related: Resiled; resiling.

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