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resiliency (s) (noun), resiliencies (pl)
1. Anyone who has the ability to recover readily from illness, injury, depression, adversity, etc.: Cindy's resiliency after the auto accident was admired by her fellow students and teachers.
2. The power or ability of a material (metal, plastic, etc.) to return to an original form, position, etc., after being flexed, compressed, or extended; elasticity: Some fabrics; such as, wool and silk, have natural resiliency and others can be chemically treated to impart a certain amount of resiliency.
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insult, exult, salient, resiliency
Origins of the words insult and exult, salient, resiliency.
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(Latin origins of words in English characterized by "jumping, leaping", or "springing forward")