Definitions

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  • v. to make a gradual ascent or increase
  • v. to gradually ascend something

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils
  • v. rise in rank or status
  • v. go upward with gradual or continuous progress

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  • But our language loves these redundant adverbs - sit down, lie down, fall down etc. which fill that anxious gap when we don't say what we sit on, lie on, fall into etc.

    December 19, 2007