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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ARISEN

Recently so many things had arisen to distract her attention.

This could have arisen only from the dread of losing him by the chance of war.

In consequence of this universal hubbub a new order of things has arisen.

When the purser was at liberty, the steward explained to him the difficulty which had arisen.

But almost as quickly as it had arisen, the commotion died away.

If we seek to find how this condition has arisen we must look backwards into the past.

But he replied evasively; doubtless a demand for her had arisen.

The old comedy was almost extinct; the new had not yet arisen.

Now, however, a new situation had arisen to upset his plans.

It is thus that the idea of political legitimacy has arisen.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English arisan "to get up, rise; spring from, originate; spring up, ascend" (cognate with Old Saxon arisan, Gothic urreisan), from a- (1) "of" + rise (v.). Mostly replaced by rise except in reference to circumstances. Related: Arising; arose; arisen.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.