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 Meanings and Examples of RAISED
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raised
 a.  lifted; located or moved above the normal position
 v.  (past tense) lift or move to a higher position or level
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She walked out of the kitchen ahead of them and pausing in the hall raised the lamp at arm's-length, as if to light them up the stairs.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
2  She raised distressed eyes to his, her work dropping on the table between them.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
3  When he raised himself again he saw that she was dragging toward the stove the old soap-box lined with carpet in which the cat made its bed.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  As he raised himself he suddenly felt Mattie close to him among the shadows.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
5  She had been raised in the bedroom of Solange Robillard, Ellen O'Hara's mother, a dainty, cold, high-nosed French-woman, who spared neither her children nor her servants their just punishment for any infringement of decorum.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  Her voice was raised questioningly, as though she hung on Gerald's assent to her plan, a mere formality but one dear to the heart of Gerald.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  It was a voice never raised in command to a servant or reproof to a child but a voice that was obeyed instantly at Tara, where her husband's blustering and roaring were quietly disregarded.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  She raised her chin and her pale, black-fringed eyes sparkled in the moonlight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  They telegraphed their disapproval of Scarlett's conduct to Hetty Tarleton by delicately raised eyebrows.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
10  Conversation was dying out when, in the lull, everyone in the grove heard Gerald's voice raised in furious accents.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  Uncle Peter practically raised Melanie and me, for we were very young when Father and Mother died.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
12  Here, excitement never entered in, voices were never raised, everyone deferred gently to the opinions of others, and, in the end, the black grizzled autocrat in the kitchen had his way.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
13  The raised platform for the musicians was especially artistic.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  The gathering quieted again as the doctor raised his voice, at first in thanks to the ladies who had so willingly given their jewelry.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  And suddenly she grinned for, as a voice thick with brogue and whisky came to her, raised in "Peg in a Low-backed Car," she knew.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Example Sentence: (192 in 13 pages)
16  The plans for the new development have raised angry protests from local residents.
17  The issues raised in the report relate directly to the ongoing work of the charity.
18  Adam raised the issue of multimedia applications and much useful discussion ensued.
19  In Britain, the growing discussion of women's sexuality raised its own disquiet.
20  The election had raised hopes that remain unfulfilled.
21  The Federal Reserve Bank raised interest rates to keep inflation under control.
22  There were a lot of eyebrows raised at the news of the financial minister's dismissal.
23  He was about to speak but she raised a finger to her lips.
24  She raised her finger to her lips as a sign of silence.
25  She raised a finger to her lips to ask for silence.
26  He raised his binoculars and adjusted the focus.
27  She felt proud that she had raised four children as a lone mother.
28  We have raised a five-thousand-pound fund for the Red Cross.
29  The new generation was the first to be raised on processed food.
30  She raised the gun and fired.