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

  Arise \A*rise"\, n.
     Rising. [Obs.] --Drayton.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Arise \A*rise"\ ([.a]*r[imac]z"), v. i. [imp. Arose
     (-r[=o]z"); p. pr. & vb. n. Arising; p. p. Arisen
     (-r[i^]z"'n).]. [AS. [=a]r[imac]san; [=a] (equiv. to Goth.
     us-, ur-, G. er-, orig. meaning out) + r[imac]san to rise;
     cf. Goth. urreisan to arise. See Rise.]
     1. To come up from a lower to a higher position; to come
        above the horizon; to come up from one's bed or place of
        repose; to mount; to ascend; to rise; as, to arise from a
        kneeling posture; a cloud arose; the sun ariseth; he arose
        early in the morning.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To spring up; to come into action, being, or notice; to
        become operative, sensible, or visible; to begin to act a
        part; to present itself; as, the waves of the sea arose; a
        persecution arose; the wrath of the king shall arise.
        [1913 Webster]
              There arose up a new king . . . which knew not
              Joseph.                               --Ex. i. 8.
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              The doubts that in his heart arose.   --Milton.
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     3. To proceed; to issue; to spring.
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              Whence haply mention may arise
              Of something not unseasonable to ask. --Milton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new
           religious movement originated in that country"; "a love
           that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book
           grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon
           uprose" [syn: originate, arise, rise, develop,
           uprise, spring up, grow]
      2: originate or come into being; "a question arose" [syn:
         arise, come up, bob up]
      3: rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded" [syn:
         arise, rise, uprise, get up, stand up] [ant: lie,
         lie down, sit, sit down]
      4: result or issue; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this
         discussion" [syn: arise, come up]
      5: move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the
         forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows" [syn:
         rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up,
         uprise] [ant: come down, descend, fall, go down]
      6: take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance [syn:
         rebel, arise, rise, rise up]
      7: get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They
         rose early"; "He uprose at night" [syn: get up, turn out,
         arise, uprise, rise] [ant: bed, crawl in, go to
         bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip
         down, retire, sack out, turn in]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  169 Moby Thesaurus words for "arise":
     accrue from, appear, approach, arise from, ascend, aspire, awake,
     bail out, be born, be contingent on, be due to, become,
     become manifest, become visible, begin, break cover, break forth,
     break out, bristle, bud from, burst forth, chance, climb, cock up,
     come, come along, come forth, come forward, come from,
     come in sight, come into being, come into existence, come on,
     come out, come out of, come to be, come to hand, come to light,
     come up, commence, crop out, crop up, curl upwards, debouch,
     depend on, derive from, descend from, disembogue, draw on, effuse,
     emanate, emanate from, emerge, emerge from, ensue, ensue from,
     enter, erupt, extrude, fade in, flow, flow from, follow,
     follow from, germinate from, get to be, get up, go up,
     greet the day, grow from, grow out of, grow up, hang on,
     have origin, head, heave in sight, hinge on, hit the deck, insurge,
     insurrect, irrupt, issue, issue forth, issue from, jump out,
     jump up, levitate, lift, look forth, loom, materialize, mount,
     mount the barricades, mutineer, mutiny, originate, originate in,
     outcrop, overthrow, peep out, pile out, pop up, present itself,
     proceed, proceed from, protrude, ramp, rear, rear its head,
     rear up, rebel, reluct, reluctate, revolt, revolute, revolution,
     revolutionize, riot, rise, rise up, roll out, run riot, sally,
     sally forth, see the light, show, show up, sit bolt upright,
     sit up, soar, spiral, spire, spring from, spring up, sprout from,
     stand up, start, start up, stem, stem from, stick up, stream forth,
     strike, strike the eye, subvert, succeed, surface, surge, swarm up,
     sweep up, take birth, take rise, tower, turn on, turn out, turn up,
     up, upgo, upgrow, upheave, uprear, uprise, upspin, upstream,
     upsurge, upswarm, upwind, vise, wake up

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