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 for emerging
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emerge \E*merge"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Emerged; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Emerging.] [L. emergere, emersum; e out + mergere to
     dip, plunge. See Merge.]
     To rise out of a fluid; to come forth from that in which
     anything has been plunged, enveloped, or concealed; to issue
     and appear; as, to emerge from the water or the ocean; the
     sun emerges from behind the moon in an eclipse; to emerge
     from poverty or obscurity. "Thetis . . . emerging from the
     deep." --Dryden.
     [1913 Webster]
           Those who have emerged from very low, some from the
           lowest, classes of society.              --Burke.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: coming to maturity; "the rising generation" [syn:
             emerging, rising]
      2: coming into existence; "an emergent republic" [syn:
         emergent, emerging]

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