Thesaurus / rise above

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But the God of Spain smiles derisively upon a son of the people who would seek to rise above his fellows.

The Wolf CubPatrick Casey

The striving to rise above all individualism was another ideal which a later period revived.

Unless they rise above their routine, they early become "old fogies."

The Mind and Its EducationGeorge Herbert Betts

Such meteoric flashes are, however, rare, and thus the general standard does not rise above mediocrity.

Rowlandson's OxfordA. Hamilton Gibbs

But if you call in the masses to make the laws, can they rise above their own level?

The Country DoctorHonore de Balzac

These rise by degrees to the surface,—rise above it—and finally become some of the fairest isles of the Pacific.

Philosopher JackR.M. Ballantyne

He might yet, by beginning at the lowest step, rise above his evil name and conquer it.

A Dog with a Bad NameTalbot Baines Reed

There are several tones in every community, and it will keep any newspaper scratching to rise above the highest.

A Modern InstanceWilliam Dean Howells

There seemed only one thing to do—start the motor again, rise above the trees, and circle round and attempt another landing.

The AeroplaneClaude Grahame-White and Harry Harper

The number of people is small in each generation, who are strong enough to rise above their surroundings and think for themselves.

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