Sentence Examples


  • They were too busy knocking on Fred's door before he'd even risen to book their reservations for Cyberville.
  • The ten feet to the top felt like it took hours, though the sun had barely risen when she finished.
  • Dean had arisen thousands of times in his nearly 40 years; risen to the fear of final examinations, to the anxiety of court appearances, to the dreaded knowledge there was a war going on outside.
  • He had risen to fear, heartache, anxiety, bliss, pain and a hundred other feelings that made you beg to be able to bury your head beneath the covers and stay in the warm cocoon of sleep forever.
  • On graduation, in 1856, Garfield became professor of ancient languages and literature in the Eclectic Institute at Hiram, and within a year had risen to the presidency of the institution.

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