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tr.v. up·raised, up·rais·ing, up·rais·es
To raise or lift up; elevate.
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1. chiefly literary to lift up; elevate
2. archaic to praise; exalt
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v.t. -raised, -rais•ing.
to raise up; lift or elevate.
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Past participle: upraised
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|Verb||1.||upraise - cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"|
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