rise above


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rise above

vb
(intr, preposition) to overcome or be unaffected by (something mean or contemptible)
Translations

w>rise above

vi +prep obj level of inflation etcansteigen um mehr als; insults etcerhaben sein über (+acc), → stehen über (+dat)
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For the highest clouds cannot rise above two miles, as naturalists agree, at least they were never known to do so in that country.
But it must be observed, that this island cannot move beyond the extent of the dominions below, nor can it rise above the height of four miles.
Nothing lies between them but the torrent, roaring over its waterfalls between two lofty walls of granite that rise above it, their sides covered with the leafage of tall beeches and dark fir trees to the height of a hundred feet.
For the greater part they skimmed along the surface of the sward, soaring gracefully into the air at times to pass over a slower-going driver ahead, or at intersections, where the north and south traffic has the right of way and the east and west must rise above it.
The moon, then in her last quarter, was beginning to rise above the horizon.
No voice would have had wing enough to rise above the uproar, and Mr.
His efforts but served to accelerate the speed of the crocodile, and just as the ape-man realized that he had reached the limit of his endurance he felt his body dragged to a muddy bed and his nostrils rise above the water's surface.
Some of these theorists have been pleased to declare it as their favourite notion that this inundation is caused by high winds which stop the current, and so force the water to rise above its banks, and spread over all Egypt.
And of this kind I spoke as the intelligible, although in the search after it the soul is compelled to use hypotheses; not ascending to a first principle, because she is unable to rise above the region of hypothesis, but employing the objects of which the shadows below are resemblances in their turn as images, they having in relation to the shadows and reflections of them a greater distinctness, and therefore a higher value.
But I've that opinion of you, that you'll rise above it all and be a man again, and there may good come out of this that we don't see.
And Tildy's heart swelled in her bosom, for she saw at last the towers of Romance rise above the horizon of the grey plain in which she had for so long travelled.
Once Tarzan had saved Taug's life; but the memory of an ape is not overlong, nor would gratitude rise above the parental instinct.