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  • verb Present participle of uprush.


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  • A group of warm gas uprushing, ten fingers more and more red, hands temperature was sharping up, then a group of haze with wind of electroric and thunder rain had out, electric stone touching on fire that soon spread up.

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  • Mr. Polly sprang up and backwards, as though the uprushing tongues of fire were a pack of eager wolves.

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  • Ahead, Roland sees an uprushing column of dark-ness and his heart quails, but this is where the pink storm is taking him, and this is where he must go.

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  • Then the uprushing gale got hold of him, began to draw him up and back.

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  • It came out, however, in a ragingly uprushing pillar, as-as something else.

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  • Peaks of stone and ridges like notched knives sprang out in staring black against the uprushing flame in Gorgoroth.

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  • For seconds the Army Boys experienced a terrible series of sensations as they dropped with the speed of light toward the uprushing earth.

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  • And there, slowly revolving like an hour-glass of gold amid uprushing sparks of sun and flame, was The Old

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  • The swift uprushing of joy in Harriet's heart was accompanied with the first agonies of renunciation, was perhaps all the more poignantly sweet because of them.

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  • The green and white of the cotton billowed and foamed about her breasts; the red scarf burned upon her neck; the dark brown velvet of her skin pulsed warm and tremulous with the uprushing blood, and in the midnight depths of her great eyes flamed the mighty fires of long-concealed and new-born love.

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