Etymology
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rising (n.)

c. 1200, "resurrection, act or fact of rising from the dead," especially of the Resurrection of Christ; c. 1300, "action of rising from sleep, getting out of med," verbal noun from rise (v.). Of heavenly bodies, "appearance above the horizon," from mid-14c. Of tides, rivers, etc., late 14c. Also from mid-14c. as "act of standing up." The sense of "insurrection, hostile demonstration of people opposed to the government" is from late 14c.

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rising (adj.)

1540s, "having an upward slope," present-participle adjective from rise (v.). In reference to heavenly bodies, "appearing above the horizon," by c. 1600. From 1630s as "increasing in possessions, importance, or power;" from 1660s as "growing, coming into existence."

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arising (n.)

verbal noun from arise (v.). Replaced in most senses by rising (n.).

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uprising (n.)

mid-13c., "action of rising from death or the grave, resurrection," from up (adv.) + rising (n.). Meaning "action of rising from bed" is recorded from c. 1300; sense of "insurrection, popular revolt" first attested 1580s.

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surgent (adj.)

"rising in waves," 1590s, from Latin surgentem (nominative surgens) "rising," present participle of surgere "to rise" (see surge (n.)). In psychology from 1933.

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moonrise (n.)

"rising of the moon, appearance of the moon above the horizon," 1728, from moon (n.) + rise (n.). Verbal noun moon-rising is from late 14c. Browning used moonset (1845) but it seems to be rare.

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resurgence (n.)

"act of rising again," 1799, originally figurative; see resurgent + -ence.

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updraft (n.)

also updraught, "rising air current," 1909, from up (adj.) + draft (n.).

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ascent (n.)

c. 1610, "action of rising, upward movement," from ascend on model of descend/descent. The meaning "act of climbing" is from 1753.

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seamount (n.)

"large natural elevation rising abruptly from the ocean floor," by 1908, from sea + mount (n.1).

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