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adjective as in arising

adjective as in rising

adjective as in uphill

noun as in ascension

noun as in ascent

noun as in pedestal

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Example Sentences

My own three children — in the second, eighth and 10th grades — have been learning remotely since last March, so I can absolutely empathize with families’ mounting despair as the months drag on.

At the close of trading yesterday there were mounting worries that the GameStop squeeze was hitting the wider markets.

From Fortune

As spring turned to summer last year, Hong Kong faced a mounting mental health crisis.

From Quartz

Other tech giants have joined Twitter and Facebook in taking action against the president and his allies in recent days amid mounting political tensions in the United States — and growing fears about deadly violence still to come.

Parler had come under mounting pressure over the weekend as Google and then Apple pulled its app from their app stores over its role as a platform used to plan violent, illegal acts and its reluctance to moderate the site more stringently.

Confusion about who is financially backing the project is mounting.

It means mounting a campaign that reaches your voters with your message and turning them out on Election Day.

Stittsworth sighed and gazed out the window, whereupon he noticed a male goat mounting a female goat with extreme vigor.

Political pressure was mounting tonight from veteran Conservative politicians on Cameron to take much tougher action against IS.

But those two identifications are still subjects of debate, a problem that adds to the suspense now mounting at Amphipolis.

She was growing accustomed to like shocks, but she could not keep the mounting color back from her cheeks.

Its tiny wreath of smoke curled lightly about her, mounting up in the warm, bright room.

Hexam watched her with an amused indulgence that in no wise tempered his mounting admiration.

With a flush mounting to his cheeks, and his brows drawn together in perplexity, Garnache surveyed him.

Not, indeed, until the foreigner's foot was on the step preparatory to mounting did Garnache speak.


On this page you'll find 164 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mounting, such as: ascending, climbing, moving up, rising, soaring, and awakening.

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