Thesaurus / uprise
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The Reverend Grasty stood waiting for the first words of the hymn to uprise from below him in a mighty swing.
THOSE TIMES AND THESEIRVIN S. COBB
By degrees, the froth and the rainbow disappeared, and the bottom of the gulf seemed slowly to uprise.
THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POEEDGAR ALLAN POE
The first was the downfall of young Harry Greenacre, and the other the uprise of Mrs. Lookaloft and her family.
BARCHESTER TOWERSANTHONY TROLLOPE
Benjamin of Tiberias, leader of a Jewish uprise in Palestine, 19, 22.
HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. III (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
Nor was the uprise of Protestantism in Scotland the only result of her policy in giving fire and strength to the new religion.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
Never, my liege, if you permit, will I uprise from hence till you have granted me the boon I ask.
From time to time I noticed in the reader's columns the uprise of little pamphlets, but never gave them serious thought.
THE FANTASY FAN JANUARY 1934VARIOUS
Dolly followed slowly: as she ascended, the lights seemed to uprise, the columns to stand out more boldly.
OLD KENSINGTONMISS THACKERAY
The uprise of land has been detected in various parts of the world.
By degrees the froth and the rainbow disappeared, and the bottom of the gulf seemed slowly to uprise.
JOURNEYS THROUGH BOOKLAND, VOL. 8CHARLES H. SYLVESTER
WORDS RELATED TO UPRISE
- add to
- be inflated
- become bloated
- become distended
- become swollen
- fill out
- grow larger
- puff up
- round out
- well up
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