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Synonyms for raising

the event of something being raised upward

the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child

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helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

increasing in quantity or value

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For a time the two men talked of the raising of the bed and then they talked of other things.
I heard a very warm debate between two professors, about the most commodious and effectual ways and means of raising money, without grieving the subject.
The design of the objection, which has been mentioned, is to preclude standing armies in time of peace, though we have never been informed how far it is designed the prohibition should extend; whether to raising armies as well as to KEEPING THEM UP in a season of tranquillity or not.
Caderousse, who had raised himself on his knees, and stretched out his arm, tried to draw back, then clasping his hands, and raising them with a desperate effort, "O my God, my God
Such is the cost of raising an army of 100,000 men.
Pistache made violent signs that it was, by raising and lowering his head eight or ten times successively.
Is it no harm, Benny Pump,” said Natty, raising his eyes with a piteous look in the face of the steward—” is it no harm to show off a man in his seventy-first year, like a tame bear, for the settlers to look on?
For raising and appeasing anger in another; it is done chiefly by choosing of times, when men are frowardest and worst disposed, to incense them.
And then a man sprang to his feet in the audience, and raising his hand on high, cried: "Justice
For the Abbey of Saint-Antoine des Champs," answered Fleur-de-Lys, without raising her eyes.
Dolokhov walked slowly without raising his pistol, looking intently with his bright, sparkling blue eyes into his antagonist's face.
He advanced a few yards before them and raising his voice hailed the strangers.
But Gryphus, obstinate, like an old man, and more and more convinced that he was discovering here a conspiracy against the Prince of Orange, rushed up to his prisoner, raising his stick; seeing, however, the impassible resolution of the captive to protect his flower-pot he was convinced that Cornelius trembled much less for his head than for his jug.
It'll cost you three thousand for a look in, but nobody will stop you from raising.
Baggs, shaking her head and raising her eyes to heaven, "you will remember that I have nerves, and will not presume upon them.