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rising

ris·ing

rising

 
pronunciation:
raI zIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: ascending, increasing, or advancing.
the rising cost of entertainmentthe rising sun
antonyms:
falling
definition 2: emerging into adulthood.
the rising generation
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of one that rises.
similar words:
awakening
definition 2: an uprising; revolt.
similar words:
uprising
definition 3: something that rises or projects.
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