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The aircraft rose slowly into the air.
A column of thick black smoke could be seen rising from the town.
He rose up and went to the window.
Edward finished his meal quickly and rose from the table.
Pushing back her chair she rose to her feet.
Salaries will continue to rise in line with inflation.
Rising unemployment is our biggest problem.
Temperatures will rise steadily towards the end of the week.
Even motor fuel rose in price as the war continued.
Interest rates rise and fall according to the health of the economy.
The police do not have enough officers to fight the rising tide of street crime.
The river rose and burst its banks.
How many feet does the tide rise at this dock?
Stephen felt tenderness rising up in him.
Her spirits rose considerably at the thought of seeing him again.
Tensions are rising again on the world’s most heavily armed border.
Martha had risen from humble origins to immense wealth.
During the war years he had risen to the rank of major.
He rose to national prominence as a leader of the miners’ union.
She was utterly determined to rise to the top in her chosen profession.
Grey mountains rose above the lakes.
The dark tower of the church rose above the bare trees.
Eventually the people rose against the oppressive regime.
This is the British English definition of rise. View American English definition of rise.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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