verb (used without object), up·rose, up·ris·en, up·ris·ing.
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Origin of uprise
OTHER WORDS FROM upriseupriser, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for uprise
The Reverend Grasty stood waiting for the first words of the hymn to uprise from below him in a mighty swing.Those Times And These|Irvin S. Cobb
By degrees, the froth and the rainbow disappeared, and the bottom of the gulf seemed slowly to uprise.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
The first was the downfall of young Harry Greenacre, and the other the uprise of Mrs. Lookaloft and her family.Barchester Towers|Anthony Trollope
Benjamin of Tiberias, leader of a Jewish uprise in Palestine, 19, 22.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
Nor was the uprise of Protestantism in Scotland the only result of her policy in giving fire and strength to the new religion.History of the English People|John Richard Green