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arose

verb
past tense of arise

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1 to leave one's bed
  • the travelers arose before dawn and were on their way as the sun came up

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2 to come to one's attention especially gradually or unexpectedly
  • note in your report any problems that arise while you are conducting the experiment

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3 to come into existence
  • it is not known exactly how mammals arose, but scientists date the earliest mammals to the Triassic period

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4 to move or extend upward
  • slowly the hot-air balloon arose, and the round-the-world flight was begun

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“Arose.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/arose. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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