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  • n  any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
  • n  pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
  • n  a dusty pink color
  • v  move upward
    The smoke arose from the forest fire
    The mist uprose from the meadows
  • v  increase in value or to a higher point
    the value of our house rose sharply last year
  • v  rise to one's feet
  • v  rise up
    The building rose before them
  • v  come to the surface
  • v  come into existence; take on form or shape
    An interesting phenomenon uprose
  • v  move to a better position in life or to a better job
  • v  go up or advance
  • v  become more extreme
  • v  get up and out of bed
    They rose early
    He uprose at night
  • v  rise in rank or status
  • v  become heartened or elated
    Her spirits rose when she heard the good news
  • v  exert oneself to meet a challenge
  • v  take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  • v  increase in volume
    the dough rose slowly in the warm room
  • v  come up, of celestial bodies
  • v  return from the dead
  • s  of something having a dusty purplish pink color
    the roseate glow of dawn

  • An unassuming candidate for China's 1946 hit parade was a bouncy little item called Mei Kuei, meaning "a rose.
  • Vested in rose garments, Pius XI prayed over the Rose, incensed it, poured balsam and musk into a tiny cup in its centre.
  • Queen Elizabeth, slim, valiant helpmate of slim, valiant King Albert I of the Belgians, received last week a sprig of 19 roses, roses that smelled sweetly of balsam and musk .
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  • Vice President Dick Cheney in Reuters
    After your nation won its freedom in the Rose Revolution, America came to the aid of this courageous young democracy,Cheney told reporters at a joint news briefing in Tbilisi with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili.
  • Keith Urban in Osoblog (blog)
    Earlier this morning, Nic gave birth to our beautiful baby girl, Sunday Rose Kidman Urban,Keith wrote on his website. "We want to thank everybody that has kept us in their thoughts and prayers. We feel blessed and grateful that we can...
  • Anderson Cooper in People Magazine
    Then, with a nod to PBS talk-show host Charlie Rose's current black eye - which Rose, 66, got when he tripped on the sidewalk while trying to catch his laptop - Anderson says, "Don't want you to think I got into a fist fight with Charlie Rose."

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