uprise

[ verb uhp-rahyz; noun uhp-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF uprise
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The governor of the district and his crew are plotting to uprise.

Benjamin of Tiberias, leader of a Jewish uprise in Palestine, 19, 22.

The uprise of land has been detected in various parts of the world.

The uprise of an idea, perception of a principle, makes many one and inseparable.

Nor was the uprise of Protestantism in Scotland the only result of her policy in giving fire and strength to the new religion.

Horologes, to chime the hours, and even the quarters, uprise from tables of ebony-and-mother-of-pearl.

By degrees the froth and the rainbow disappeared, and the bottom of the gulf seemed slowly to uprise.

Dolly followed slowly: as she ascended, the lights seemed to uprise, the columns to stand out more boldly.

Never, my liege, if you permit, will I uprise from hence till you have granted me the boon I ask.

The Reverend Grasty stood waiting for the first words of the hymn to uprise from below him in a mighty swing.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "stand up; get out of bed; ascend to a higher level," from up + rise (v.). Cf. West Frisian oprize, Middle Dutch oprisen, Dutch oprijzen.

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