upraise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v upraise cause to become alive again "raise from the dead","Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected","Upraising ghosts"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Upraise To raise; to lift up.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n upraise In mech., a riser; an up-take; specifically, in mining, a secondary shaft or mill-hole carried from one heading or gangway up toward another.
    • upraise To raise; lift up.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Upraise up-rāz′ to raise or lift up
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Usage

In literature:

They all, with a loud wailing, upraised their hands to Minerva.
"The Iliad of Homer (1873)" by Homer
He rushed back into the cabinet, and came out holding the medium above his head on his upraised palms.
"The Shadow World" by Hamlin Garland
Something in the girl's pure, upraised face caught at her heart, and the tears came afresh.
"The Dragon Painter" by Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Three times before recess did he, boldly ignoring the preface of upraised hand, swagger up to Miss Clara's desk.
"Americans All" by Various
If the stone was seen upraised his chance of escape was at an end, and there was not a moment to spare, nor the slightest chance of closing it.
"In the King's Name" by George Manville Fenn
The upraised hoofs of the first horse missed him, but the second did not.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
When a height of nine thousand feet had been reached the rugged upraise opened out into a nearly level plateau.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
Finding none she doubled her fist to knock, but paused suddenly with upraised arm.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman" by Pauline Lester
It fell down into vagueness, where huge coils upraised and sank their loops.
"The Thing from the Lake" by Eleanor M. Ingram
One of the larger girls, Hester Brown, stood with upraised head and earnest countenance.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
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In poetry:

Then she, the child, beseechingly
Upraised her eyes of blue,
And whispered, while her cheek grew pale,
"I am to go with you!"
"The Child's Appeal" by Mary Gardiner Horsford
Then suddenly a clasp was on my arm,
I felt myself upraised;
While in my ear a whisper, "Fear no harm,"
Was spoken. Half abased
"The Two Angels" by Alexander Anderson
Then slowly on one upraised knee
He placed with care his loaded gun;
Ten aimed at Sapar-beg whom he
Had reared, and loved more than a son
"Gamzrdeli" by Akaki Tsereteli
Will someone then the empty skull upraise
Upon his trembling hand, with Hamlet's view
Amid the cradle of my dreams to gaze,
That has to nature paid its final due?
"Brooding" by Josef Svatopluk Machar
Sing, 'O an she were a white rosebud fair
Dropt, and in danger from passing feet,
'T is I would render her service tender,
Upraised on my bosom with reverence meet.'
"An Arrow-Slit" by Jean Ingelow
And I rejoice; my poet is my prophet,
The power I bend to doth my head upraise:
I know the sweetness as the sternness of it!
The priest of nature wakes the world to praise.
"What The Mountain Said To The Maiden" by Samuel John Stone

In news:

Historically, the most scrutinized upraised right arm is in the Orion constellation.
The belly dancer known as Saphira sweeps onto the dance floor, a pink scarf flowing behind her upraised arms.
YOU probably never heard the name Earnie Frantz until now, but the Jets should cast his upraised arms in bronze.
We all know Gone with the Wind, that epic movie of a burning city, a tragic love triangle, a gown made from drapes, and a dramatic hillside silhouette with upraised fist underscored by a sweeping theme.
The glass bangles tinkled, each with their own pitch as they slid down her upraised arm.
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