Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • Just then Dorothy, who had risen early and heard the voices of the animals, ran out to greet her old friends.
  • The organizing genius of Dupleix everywhere overshadowed the native imagination, and the star of Clive had scarcely yet risen above the horizon.
  • Prosperity has risen dramatically in the last two hundred years because of increasing division of labor and massive increases in technology—for example, the nearly five-thousand-fold increase in pin-making productivity in Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations.
 

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