RISE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of rise
Definition:
v. move from a lower position to a higher; mount up; move upward; reach a higher level
Example:
We hear the sound of their voices rise and fall according to the music.
Sentence in Classic:
His face was glowing with anger and Stephen felt the glow rise to his own cheek as the spoken words thrilled him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
He was pleasantly conscious that the bosom which he saw rise and fall slowly beneath him rose and fell at that moment for him, that the laughter and fragrance and wilful glances were his tribute.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
I remembered how he had sniffed his lips, and had no doubt that he had detected something which had given rise to the idea.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The discovery that this was a dummy, and that the bed was clamped to the floor, instantly gave rise to the suspicion that the rope was there as a bridge for something passing through the hole and coming to the bed.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
From a rise of the road on the shoulder of Crooksbury Hill, we could see the grim Hall bristling out from amidst the ancient oaks, which, old as they were, were still younger than the building which they surrounded.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I noticed some pieces of limbs and such things floating down, and a sprinkling of bark; so I knowed the river had begun to rise.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
A vagrant current or a slight rise in the river had carried off their raft, but this only gratified them, since its going was something like burning the bridge between them and civilization.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
And now, he said finally, he would ask the company to rise to their feet and make certain that their glasses were full.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
He just had time to free his leg when she fell on one side, gasping painfully, and, making vain efforts to rise with her delicate, soaking neck, she fluttered on the ground at his feet like a shot bird.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And exactly at the moment when the space between the wheels came opposite her, she dropped the red bag, and drawing her head back into her shoulders, fell on her hands under the carriage, and lightly, as though she would rise again at once, dropped on to her knees.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre looked over his spectacles with naive surprise, now at him and now at her, moved as if about to rise too, but changed his mind.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context