Thesaurus / raising

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By raising the flaps on one side and lowering them on the other the balance was well preserved.

"By strangulation," said the old gipsy, raising her palsied hand to her throat.

RookwoodWilliam Harrison Ainsworth

Bofinger exclaimed, and raising his fists he cried, "Oh, that devil!"

Max FargusOwen Johnson

We must demand more of ourselves and our children by raising literacy levels dramatically by the year 2000.

Equally abortive, as might have been anticipated, was the scheme for raising a militia of 50,000 men.

HerzegovinaGeorge Arbuthnot

The raising of the general level becomes the chief care of all practical activity, as also of education.

Answer approached by raising question: What is the essential quality in all food—the quality which makes food food?

James Frederick FerrierElizabeth Sanderson Haldane

"I'll go ashore with you," he shouted, raising his voice, since Slyne was already on his way to the gangway.

The White BlackbirdHudson Douglas

Zollern came to her quickly, and raising her torn and bleeding hands to his lips, kissed them tenderly.

My words stung him, for he broke into an oath, raising his whip as if he would strike me.

The Adventures of GerardArthur Conan Doyle

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