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adjective as in elevated

adjective as in nurtured

adjective as in produced

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Saved from the public gallows, Weeks was virtually exiled from the city, and wound up in Mississippi, where he raised a family.

Then came Bess Myerson, a daughter of Russian-Jewish immigrants who was raised in the Sholem Aleichem Houses in the Bronx.

Girls raised in households with more equitable fathers show lower rates of unwanted sex.

In 2008, Huckabee raised a little over $16 million, with less than $55,000 coming from political action committees.

By contrast, John McCain, the eventual GOP nominee, had raised approximately $12.7 million in the first quarter of 2007 alone.

He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.

Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.

There was no one in sight, and he carefully raised the cover a little way and tried to look in.

The expression of his features was calm and composed, and his eyes were raised to heaven with a look of hope and supplication.

Have mercy on thy people, upon whom thy name is invoked: and upon Israel, whom thou hast raised up to be thy firstborn.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to raised, such as: constructed, heightened, lifted, built, embossed, and erected.

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