rising
I. noun Date: 14th century insurrection, uprising II. adverb Date: circa 1772 approaching a stated age ; nearly <
a red cow rising four years old — Lancaster (Pennsylvania) Journal
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  • rising — adj. & n. adj. 1 going up; getting higher. 2 increasing (rising costs). 3 advancing to maturity or high standing (the rising generation; a rising young lawyer). 4 approaching a specified age (the rising fives). 5 (of ground) sloping upwards. n. a …   Useful english dictionary

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