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  • verb Present participle of uprush.


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  • A group of warm gas uprushing, ten fingers more and more red, hands temperature was sharping up, then a group of haze with wind of electroric and thunder rain had out, electric stone touching on fire that soon spread up.

    Heroes Man | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles 2009

  • Mr. Polly sprang up and backwards, as though the uprushing tongues of fire were a pack of eager wolves.

    The History of Mr. Polly 2003

  • Ahead, Roland sees an uprushing column of dark-ness and his heart quails, but this is where the pink storm is taking him, and this is where he must go.

    Wizard and Glass King, Stephen 1997

  • Then the uprushing gale got hold of him, began to draw him up and back.

    The Black Hole Foster, Alan Dean 1979

  • It came out, however, in a ragingly uprushing pillar, as-as something else.

    Masters Of The Vortex Smith, E. E. 1972

  • Peaks of stone and ridges like notched knives sprang out in staring black against the uprushing flame in Gorgoroth.

    The Lord of the Rings Tolkien, J. R. R. 1954

  • For seconds the Army Boys experienced a terrible series of sensations as they dropped with the speed of light toward the uprushing earth.

    Army Boys on German Soil Our Doughboys Quelling the Mobs Homer Randall

  • And there, slowly revolving like an hour-glass of gold amid uprushing sparks of sun and flame, was The Old

    Hunters Out of Space Joseph Everidge Kelleam 1944

  • The swift uprushing of joy in Harriet's heart was accompanied with the first agonies of renunciation, was perhaps all the more poignantly sweet because of them.

    Harriet and the Piper Kathleen Thompson Norris 1923

  • The green and white of the cotton billowed and foamed about her breasts; the red scarf burned upon her neck; the dark brown velvet of her skin pulsed warm and tremulous with the uprushing blood, and in the midnight depths of her great eyes flamed the mighty fires of long-concealed and new-born love.

    The Quest of the Silver Fleece A Novel 1915


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