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Uprise   /ˈəpraɪz/   Listen

(past uprose; past part. uprisen; pres. part. uprising)
Come into existence; take on form or shape.  Synonyms: arise, develop, grow, originate, rise, spring up.  "A love that sprang up from friendship" , "The idea for the book grew out of a short story" , "An interesting phenomenon uprose"
Ascend as a sound.
Rise up as in fear.  Synonyms: bristle, stand up.  "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"
Rise to one's feet.  Synonyms: arise, get up, rise, stand up.
Come up, of celestial bodies.  Synonyms: ascend, come up, rise.  "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..." , "Jupiter ascends"
Move upward.  Synonyms: arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise.  "The smoke arose from the forest fire" , "The mist uprose from the meadows"
Return from the dead.  Synonyms: resurrect, rise.  "The dead are to uprise"
Get up and out of bed.  Synonyms: arise, get up, rise, turn out.  "They rose early" , "He uprose at night"

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"Uprise" Quotes from Famous Books

... aware, must rule; The heart, however, has its charter, too. The fatherland your hands upbuilt for us, My noble uncle, is a fortress strong, And other greater storms indeed will bear Than this unnecessary victory. Majestically through the years to be It shall uprise, beneath your line expand, Grow beautiful with towers, luxuriant, A fairy country, the felicity Of those who love it, and the dread of foes. It does not need the cold cementing seal Of a friend's life-blood ...
— The German Classics of The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. IV • Editor-in-Chief: Kuno Francke

... important to notice that this great uprise of the land and the series of disturbances it entails differ from those which we summed up in the phrase Permian Revolution. The differences may help us to understand some of the changes in the living population. The chief difference is that the disturbances ...
— The Story of Evolution • Joseph McCabe

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