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  • n. uprising

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Examples

  • 'uprest' is simply an overlooked misprint for 'uprist' -- not by any means a nonce-word, but a genuine English verbal substantive of regular formation, familiar to many from its employment by Chaucer.

    The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley — Volume 1

  • (Not a little has been written about 'uprest' ( "Revolt of Islam", 3 21 5), which has been described as a nonce-word deliberately coined by Shelley 'on no better warrant than the exigency of the rhyme.'

    The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley — Volume 1

  • There can be little doubt that ‘uprest’ is simply an overlooked misprint for

    The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • For nine years, the PNG government habeen fighting a secessionist conflict on the copper and gold rich island province of Bougainville which has caused the latest uprest.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • What about the protests against tyranny in Bahrain, not sectarian uprest, as the US will have the simple-minded think and the pathetic anti-Iranian propaganda.

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  • Yes, the whole arrangement was a violation of Washington protocol, but then the uprest in Iran-and the way news of that uprest is being spread over the Internet-is a violation of protocol as well, isn't it?

    Center for American Progress Action Fund

  • Hills beauty Patridge visits the set of MADtv and immediately stirs up the kind of cast member uprest her MTV reality series is famous for.

    Pop Crunch

  • uprest’ (“Revolt of Islam”, 3 21 5), which has been described as a nonce-word deliberately coined by Shelley ‘on no better warrant than the exigency of the rhyme.’

    The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

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