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rising

noun

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1 open fighting against authority (as one's own government)
  • a great rising of the people was all it took to bring down a regime that imagined that it would endure for a thousand years

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2 the act or an instance of rising or climbing up
  • the rising of the sun

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rising

verb
present participle of rise

Synonyms & Antonyms of rising (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to leave one's bed
  • I generally rise around six and leave for work by seven

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“Rising.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rising. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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