(past uprose; past part. uprisen; pres. part. uprising)
1. 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" 3. Rise up as in fear. Synonyms: bristle, stand up. "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!" 5. Come up, of celestial bodies. Synonyms: ascend, come up, rise. "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..." , "Jupiter ascends" 7. Return from the dead. Synonyms: resurrect, rise. "The dead are to uprise"
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"Uprise" Quotes from Famous Books
... outspread of a faint, not wholly natural, aurora over the dark northern country. And it was in an actual sunrise that the news came which finally put him on the directest road homewards. One hardly dared breathe in the rapid uprise of all-embracing light which seemed like the intellectual rising of the Fatherland, when up the straggling path to his high beech-grown summit (was one safe nowhere?) protesting over the roughness of the way, came the too familiar voices (ennui itself ...
— Imaginary Portraits • Walter Horatio Pater
... rate this may be asserted, that from the year of the Dublin Strike dates the uprise of Labour in Ireland. Connolly became a martyr for his principles, whilst Larkin has been hunted from one end of the world to the other because of his doctrines, undoubtedly of an extremely revolutionary character. But able men have arisen to continue ...
— Ireland Since Parnell • Daniel Desmond Sheehan
... granite peaks uprise As old and scornful as your race, And fringed with firths of lucent dyes The jewelled beach your limbs embrace. Oh bather, may those Western gems Remind ...
— Ionica • William Cory (AKA William Johnson)
... the nobles of Japan, equivalent to the European chivalry. Its maxims have been orally handed down, together with a vast accumulation of traditional etiquette, the result of centuries of feudalism. Its inception is associated with the uprise of feudal institutions under Yoritomo, the first of the Shoguns, late in the 12th century, but bushido in an undeveloped form existed before then. The samurai or nobles of Japan entertained the highest respect for truth. "A bushi has no second word" was one of their ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 - "Bulgaria" to "Calgary" • Various
... realness, either in myself or in any land or place; and all to come back strange and vague; yet with a constant knowing that there went Love about me, and a great and gentle watchfulness; so that I was eased when that the black mists of my weakness did uprise about me to swamp me; and I was made to know hope, when that unknown despairs ...
— The Night Land • William Hope Hodgson
... islands lie In the waters of wide agony: To such a one this morn was led My bark, by soft winds piloted. —'Mid the mountains Euganean I stood listening to the paean With which the legion'd rooks did hail The Sun's uprise majestical: Gathering round with wings all hoar, Through the dewy mist they soar Like gray shades, till the eastern heaven Bursts, and then,—as clouds of even Fleck'd with fire and azure, lie In the unfathomable sky,— So their plumes of purple grain Starr'd with drops of golden rain Gleam ...
— The Golden Treasury - Of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language • Various
... he git' offen de log, de log uprise, an' li'l' black Mose he see' dat dat log am de king ob all de ghostes. An' whin de king uprise, all de congergation crowd round li'l' black Mose, an' dey am about leben millium an' a few lift over. Yas, sah; dat de reg'lar annyul ...
— Humorous Ghost Stories • Dorothy Scarborough
Words linked to "Uprise" : turn in, come, go, climb up, soar up, soar, uplift, move, skyrocket, uranology, chandelle, zoom, spring up, resurge, set, follow, lie down, sit down, take the floor, come forth, head, mount, scend, become, surge, lift, travel, locomote, rocket, climb, well up, steam, go up, emerge, grow, astronomy, raise, soar upwards, fall, change posture, return, bubble, go to bed, swell, upraise
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