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 Meanings and Examples of RISE
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rise
 v.  get up from a lying, sitting, or kneeling posture
 n.  an upward movement
Example Sentence: (177 in 12 pages)
1  High mountains rise above the plain.
2  It tells the story of an aspiring young man's attempt to rise above the squalor of the street.
3  The government must take action now to stop the rise in violent crime.
4  Truth, once crushed, will rise again.
5  I daren't ask her for a rise.
6  Better go to bed supperless than rise in debt.
7  Go to bed with the lamb and rise with the lark.
8  Early to bed and early to rise make a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
9  He that lies down with dogs must rise up with fleas.
10  Rubbishy commercials and harmful programmes contribute to the rise in violence and crime in the street.
11  Xenophobic nationalism is on the rise in some West European countries.
12  He who does not rise early never does a good day's work.
13  He that will thrive must rise at five.
14  Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas.
15  There are intangible benefits beyond a rise in the share price.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He saw the rise of the colour in Mattie's averted cheek, and the quick lifting of Zeena's head.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
2  Half-way down there was a sudden drop, then a rise, and after that another long delirious descent.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
3  Here under his feet would rise a house of whitewashed brick.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
4  When the last forkful of pork and chicken and mutton had been eaten, Scarlett hoped the time had come when India would rise and suggest that the ladies retire to the house.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  The languor of midday had taken hold of the gathering, but underneath lurked tempers that could rise to killing heights in a second and flare out as quickly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  Her temper was beginning to rise again at the thought that this rude and impertinent man had heard everything--heard things she now wished she had died before she ever uttered.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  With quiet restored and with the new sights that met her eyes, Scarlest's spirits began to rise a little.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
8  Speculators swarmed Wilmington and, having the ready cash, bought up boatloads of goods and held them for a rise in prices.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  The rise always came, for with the increasing scarcity of necessities, prices leaped higher by the month.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
10  With the rise in prices, Confederate money sank, and with its rapid fall there rose a wild passion for luxuries.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  From far down the street she could hear the rise and fall and roar of many voices.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
12  Then finally having found it, the horse sank in the traces and refused to move, refused to rise even when she and Prissy tugged at the bridle.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
13  Then Scarlett saw with relief the faint rise and fall of her shallow breathing and knew that Melanie had survived the night.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  Then they topped the rise and before them lay the oaks of Tara, a towering dark mass against the darkening sky.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
15  Surely, when she entered that room, Mother would again be sitting there before the secretary and would look up, quill poised, and rise with sweet fragrance and rustling hoops to meet her tired daughter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV