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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of uprise.


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  • From underfoot, like a sea terror-swollen the unsubjugated earth uprises and in the expanses lie dark voices like the evil, alien thing that waits.

    Krzystof Kamil Baczynski greenintegerblog 2008

  • Then, from bench below him, uprises a bent, slight figure, looking less like a man of war than most things.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, April 25, 1891 Various

  • And beyond, the wondrous dome uprises like a golden cloud.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 27, January, 1860 Various

  • Already they see the sky a mass of dust, the cavalry approaching, and shafts falling thickly amid the camp; the dismal cry uprises of warriors fighting and falling under the War-god's heavy hand.

    The Aeneid of Virgil 70 BC-19 BC Virgil

  • First it seems to be drawn in coils on the ground like a cable, then uprises as if it were a little mast, then that sinks, and the coils move along again.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 3 Charles Herbert Sylvester

  • So when a sorcerer casts spiced herbs upon the flame, and scented vapour uprises, and in the vapour images appear.

    If Winter Comes 1925

  • As I bid my mind go back over the path which my feet have trod, no ghost uprises to confront it; no voice cries out for retribution or justice; not even does a dumb animal whine at a blow inflicted, nor a worm which my foot has wantonly pressed, appear.

    The Love Story of Abner Stone Edwin Carlile Litsey 1922

  • It is the light which uprises, a spiritual fire, from the tomb of the Prophet (Salla-'llahu 'aleyhi wasellem!).

    The Quest of the Sacred Slipper Sax Rohmer 1921

  • And suddenly they cease, and the vast grassy dome uprises against the sky, in which the moon is paling into a dull similitude of itself; no longer wondrous, transcendent, but like some lily of opaque whiteness, fair and fading.

    The Riddle Of The Rocks 1895 Mary Noailles Murfree 1886

  • Springing from the deepest and best that is implanted in man, it fertilizes the soil from which it uprises.

    For Every Music Lover A Series of Practical Essays on Music Aubertine Woodward Moore 1885


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