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rises

noun , plural of rise

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1 a raising or a state of being raised to a higher rank or position
  • his rapid rise to president of the company
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2 an area of high ground
  • if we can get to the top of that rise, we'll be able to see for miles
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3 an upward slope
  • the rise of the hill was relatively gentle
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5 the act or an instance of rising or climbing up
  • unfortunately, the descent of the balloon was just as swift as its rise
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