rising sign


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rising sign

The sign of the zodiac which is on the eastern horizon at the time of a person’s birth. Also known as the Ascendent. This sign is said to indicate the general outlook, appearance, survival strategy and outer personality of people born at that time.
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Sometimes called the ascendant, your rising sign is what was coming over the eastern horizon at the time of your birth.
But I bet she's got a Taurus or Scorpio rising sign in her.
Interestingly, Sarah is a Scorpio and the newbaby's rising sign is Scorpio.
With Scorpio as his rising sign, this is someone who keeps most of himself well hidden, a very private character indeed.