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 for uprising
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Uprising \Up*ris"ing\, n.
     1. Act of rising; also, a steep place; an ascent. "The steep
        uprising of the hill." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. An insurrection; a popular revolt. --J. P. Peters.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one
           faction tries to wrest control from another [syn:
           rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  100 Moby Thesaurus words for "uprising":
     abruptness, acclinate, acclivitous, acclivity, anabasis, anabatic,
     ascendant, ascending, ascension, ascensional, ascensive, ascent,
     civil disorder, clamber, climb, climbing, coup d'etat, elevation,
     emeute, escalade, fountain, general uprising, gradient, gush,
     gyring up, in the ascendant, increase, insurgence, insurgency,
     insurrection, jacquerie, jet, jump, leap, leaping, levee en masse,
     levitation, mount, mounting, mutiny, outbreak, peasant revolt,
     precipitousness, putsch, rampant, rearing, rebellion, revolt,
     revolution, riot, rise, rising, rising ground, rocketing up,
     saltation, saltatory, scandent, scansorial, shooting up,
     skyrocketing, soaring, spiraling, spout, spring, springing, spurt,
     steepness, surge, takeoff, taking off, uparching, upclimb,
     upcoming, updraft, upgang, upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrowth,
     uphill, uphillward, upleap, uplift, upping, uprisal, uprise,
     uprush, upshoot, upslope, upsloping, upsurge, upsurgence, upsweep,
     upswing, upward, upwith, vault, vertical height, verticalness,

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