curving upward, as leaves; ascendant.
assurgent: down-curved at base, then upcurved to an erect position.
Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith
A man or beast rising out of the sea is said to be assurgent.
The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition Anonymous
(of leaves, stems, etc) curving or growing upwards; rising
a long-eared, slow, patient, sure-footed domesticated mammal, Equus asinus, related to the horse, used chiefly as a beast of burden. any wild species of the genus Equus, as the onager. a stupid, foolish, or stubborn person. the buttocks. the rectum. Slang. sexual intercourse. noun either of two perissodactyl mammals of the horse family (Equidae), Equus […]
ass-chewing noun phrase A bawling out; verbal annihilation vassedx Related Terms half-assed, pucker-assed, red-assed
the practice or an instance of attempting to curry favor by the excessive use of compliments, praise, or the like. noun (Variations: licker or sucker may replace kisser) A person who flatters and serves obsequiously to gain favor with a superior; sycophant; ak, brown-nose, yes-man noun Flattery; currying favor with superiors; brown-nosing: It’s a short […]
ass-licking noun Flattery; currying favor with superiors; brown-nosing: It’s a short step from lip service to ass-kissing