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Emergent


EMERG'ENT, adjective Rising out of a fluid or any thing that covers or surrounds.

The mountains huge appear emergent

1. Issuing or proceeding from.

2. Rising out of a depressed state or from obscurity.

3. Coming suddenly; sudden; casual; unexpected; hence, calling for immediate action or remedy; urgent; pressing; as an emergent occasion.