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  • noun archaic An uprising.


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uprise +‎ -al


  • I am of the internet, "on. demand", "entitlement" generation: in fact, I actually was an impatiant and angry fan of you who on this very blog of yours called for an uprisal of mountains and seas ..

    May Day

  • When Turnus ran up the flag of war on the towers of Laurentum, and the trumpets blared with harsh music, when he spurred his fiery steeds and clashed his armour, straightway men's hearts are in tumult; all Latium at once flutters in banded uprisal, and her warriors rage furiously.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • News reached the encampment that there was an uprisal of the Eburónes.

    Ancient Rome : from the earliest times down to 476 A. D.

  • Then the report of the uprisal of Mithradátes reached him, and he at once crossed over to the mainland, collected a body of volunteers, and saved Caria to Rome.

    Ancient Rome : from the earliest times down to 476 A. D.

  • But Venus, stirred in spirit by no vain mother's alarms, and moved by the threats and stern uprisal of the Laurentines, addresses herself to

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • To dream of wandering through a gloomy and barren desert, denotes famine and uprisal of races and great loss of life and property.

    What's in a Dream: A Scientific and Practical Interpretation of Dreams

  • But certain it is that the good dominie in the pulpit, and the pious people in the pews, were mightily startled by the sudden uprisal of Capt.

    The Naval History of the United States Volume 1 (of 2)

  • This is demanded of the drama -- that at once it satisfies a certain crude something subsisting under all outward glosses and veneers that might be in some a lively sense of right and wrong -- the uprisal of a conscience, in fact, or in others a vague instinct of proper reward or punishment, which will even cover and sanction certain kinds of revenge or retaliation.

    Robert Louis Stevenson: a record, an estimate, and a memorial

  • In 1987, the Palestinian Intifada uprisal took place.


  • The Romans devastated Jerusalem in revenge of the Jew uprisal.



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