rise above

phrasal verb
rose above; risen above; rising above; rises above

Definition of rise above

1 : to not allow oneself to be hurt or controlled by (something bad or harmful) It's time to rise above petty bickering/politics.
2 : to be or become better than (something) The quality of the food never rises above average.

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“Rise above.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rise%20above. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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