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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of uprise.

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Examples

  • The fallen tent had uprisen, and in the gathering twilight it flapped ghostly arms about and titubated toward them drunkenly.

    JAN, THE UNREPENTANT

  • And near to him he heard the scuffle of a mighty Slavonian hunter, loath to die, and, half uprisen, borne back and down by the thirsty spears.

    NEGORE, THE COWARD

  • That far-off peak, shaped rather like an uprisen serpent, was that Mt.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • That far-off peak, shaped rather like an uprisen serpent, was that Mt.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • That far-off peak, shaped rather like an uprisen serpent, was that Mt.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • Because I failed, Jimmy and Betta entered the heart of fear, joined the uprisen streets, took the path of most resistance.

    Creatures: A Memoir

  • Because I failed, Jimmy and Betta entered the heart of fear, joined the uprisen streets, took the path of most resistance.

    Creatures: A Memoir

  • With such power, surely he could have used the stuff of chaos to cut a new passage through the uprisen rock.

    The White Order

  • He had heard the remarkable speech of his friend, Mr. Gladstone, in the Oxford Union, against the Reform Bill, and had written home regarding him, that “a man had uprisen in Israel.”

    The Grand Old Man

  • Olive -- no! it was not his Aunt Olive that he saw; it was -- Treadwell's breath came fast -- it was Cynthia Walden who stood at the door of the uprisen house of the Hertfords and smiled her radiant smile of welcome to him!

    A Son of the Hills

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