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Cause to become alive again.  Synonyms: raise, resurrect.  "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected" , "Upraising ghosts"

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"Upraise" Quotes from Famous Books

... him in desert ground where was none other but himself. There he brought out the Lamp when suddenly appeared to him the Marid who said, "Adsum! thy slave between thy hands is come: ask of me whatso thou wantest." " 'tis my desire," the Moorman replied, "that thou upraise from its present place Alaeddin's pavilion with its inmates and all that be therein, not forgetting myself, and set it down upon my own land, Africa. Thou knowest my town and I want the building placed in the gardens hard by it." The Marid-slave replied, "Hearkening ...
— Supplemental Nights, Volume 3 • Richard F. Burton

... Rosemary and Bayes, Down with the Mistleto; Instead of Holly, now upraise The greener Box ...
— A Righte Merrie Christmasse - The Story of Christ-Tide • John Ashton

... long while heavily brooding to himself. Once or twice he closed his eyes, as though his thoughts were causing him intolerable pain. I knew that he was living again through all that racket and nightmare. I didn't say anything; the thunder of the storm roared too loudly in my head for me to upraise my small voice against it, or to offer my tiny sympathy to that man whose endurance had been measured against the elements, and whose standard must be for ever after raised to the ...
— The Tale Of Mr. Peter Brown - Chelsea Justice - From "The New Decameron", Volume III. • V. Sackville West

... about nine hundred feet and strike an airline west by north for about a quarter of a mile, and you'd be right close to him. He's down there, tackling a mighty uncertain proposition. The shaft and the workings of the Last Dollar are full of water. He's running a crosscut from an upraise in the Radley drift, so as to tap the west tunnel ...
— A Daughter of the Dons - A Story of New Mexico Today • William MacLeod Raine

... O queen, will I upraise new song: But, wouldst thou speak once more, I fain would hear From first to last ...
— The House of Atreus • AEschylus

... crouch the fish;— The crooked dolphins dare not leap aloft, As, custom'd in the air; with breasts upturn'd The gasping sea-calves float upon the waves: Nereus, with Doris and her daughter-nymphs Deep plung'd to seek their low, but tepid caves. Thrice Neptune ventur'd to upraise his arms Grim frowning,—thrice the flames too fierce he found, And shrunk beneath the waters. Earth at length, (By streams and founts encircled,—for her womb Trembling they sought for refuge) rais'd on high Her face omniferous, dry and parch'd with ...
— The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II • Ovid

... Besides"—here he looked at her in a curiously shy way—"I've always had a superstition that just when things were worst with me they were soonest to turn to the best, so I dug away. My tunnel went into the hill on a slight upraise, and I could do the work alone. You see I had so little money I didn't want ...
— The Spirit of Sweetwater • Hamlin Garland

Words linked to "Upraise" :   rise, resuscitate, uprise, revive

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