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  • These numbers rise above the average because they are from an ethnic group with arguably the largest stake in the debate.

  • Such commentary on the Biden visit did not rise above murmurs here and there.

    Time to Get Tough With China? | Leslie H. Gelb | December 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • He respected her courage and obvious power to rise above the personal attitude of her sex.

    Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
  • But I saw his back rise above the water and the moment he caught my eye, he began to trumpet and struggle up to the shore.

    Kari the Elephant | Dhan Gopal Mukerji
  • The solitary ants, on the contrary, manifest no special intelligence, and do not rise above the general insect level.

    Man And His Ancestor | Charles Morris
  • Loaded with ballast as it was, however, and with the weight of water still within it, it could not rise above the surface.

    The Rival Campers Afloat | Ruel Perley Smith
  • But how is the boy or girl of such a family to rise above these circumstances, and throw off these weights?

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