from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense of arise.
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- v. Simple past of arise.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The past or preterit tense of arise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit of arise.
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The term arose from microtargeting research that identified a swath of largely Southern white males who could be expected to back President George W. Bush's campaign, provoking another round of hand-wringing from Democrats that the demographic might be out of reach.
Finally, anyone who reads the initial New Weird discussions will find that the term arose from a sense of curiosity, of play, of sometimes bloody-minded mischievousness, and from a love for fiction.
Thus the term arose initially with reference to the postpartum context, and is still used in that domain.
However, direct evidence is lacking, and the term arose in the US, where gypsies have been less common than in Europe.
There is no need to go beyond that date, since no new connotations of the term arose in the fourth-century orators and philosophers or in
This latter use of the term arose in France, where it was applied to the younger sons of the _noblesse_ who gained commissioned rank, not by serving in the ranks or by entering the
It was among the pagans that the title arose, among pagans who heard that a lean called
* The term arose, it has been said, from the use of the copper cent with its head of Liberty as a peace button.
Indeed, I am bound to add that very slight effort to discover the truth would have convinced him that, as a matter of fact, the term arose otherwise.
In fact, the term arose in the religious turmoil of the Reformation and refers to the position that religious views should be based on reason instead of revealed truth.
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