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Uprise   Listen
verb
Uprise  v. i.  (past uprose; past part. uprisen; pres. part. uprising)  
1.
To rise; to get up; to appear from below the horizon. "Uprose the sun." "Uprose the virgin with the morning light."
2.
To have an upward direction or inclination. "Uprose the mystic mountain range."






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"Uprise" Quotes from Famous Books



... 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

... his clumsy jest, little knowing of the fate his spouse had met, when suddenly he saw upon the ground before him, an awesome thing, a little pool of water from which there came a quite unearthly sound. Then from the pool, with fear and awe, the Ogre saw brave Eut-le-ten uprise. Nothing could lay low this boy of wondrous parts, who could resolve himself to mother earth, and from the primal pool of tears arise to save the ...
— Indian Legends of Vancouver Island • Alfred Carmichael



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