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  • v. Present participle of rase.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ship-building, the act of marking by the edges of molds any figure upon timber, etc., with a rasing-knife, or with the points of compasses.


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  • I don't have to WORK "aspects are probably wise, by leaving you are actually passing up the opportunity to gain status in the town through longevity, community involvement and long term human connections such as rasing a family and whatever.

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  • Be patient 12 in months you'll all be calling Obama a GENIUS right intime for him to start rasing money for re election.

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  • There is no way this can be all payed for without rasing taxes on someone.

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  • Just in time, too: Euro-zone leaders are meeting in Brussels this week with a view toward creating a "Pact for the Euro," a set of reforms that include abolishing the automatic indexation of wages to inflation, rasing pension ages across Europe, harmonizing the corporate tax base if not yet the rates, and establishing some mechanism for controlling government debt levels in a legally binding way.

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  • Stock analysts have remained upbeat, rasing earnings forecasts even as the economy has slowed.

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  • I do agree that education is the starting point, and that is why I am rasing my children to be critical thinkers.

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  • The deal is India's first big capital-rasing in 2011.

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  • Well seeing as how both of our beloved political parties are so well versed at rasing money!

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  • Dems can't take out the PUBLIC OPTION!!!! as the Insurance companies will make the Dem's look bad by rasing insurance rates – the old – "I Told You So Routine"

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  • Obama is rasing taxes all over the place and his support is supposed to help Corzine?

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