Nouns (5)

uprising, rising, revolt, insurrection, rebellion
n. organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

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Adjectives (11)

advancing, rising
adj. "the rising tide destroyed their sand castle"
acclivitous, uphill, rising
adj. sloping upward
adj. (of a heavenly body) becoming visible above the horizon: "the rising sun"
adj. newly come into prominence; "a rising young politician"
rising, emerging
adj. coming to maturity; "the rising generation"
adj. advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; "a rising trend"; "a rising market"
adj. increasing in amount or degree: "rising prices"

Fuzzynyms (20)

subversive activity, subversion
n. the act of subverting; as overthrowing or destroying a legally constituted government
n. an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government
n. the overthrow of a government by those who are governed
revitalisation, revivification, revitalization, resurgence, revival
n. bringing again into activity and prominence; "the revival of trade"; "a revival of a neglected play by Moliere"; "the Gothic revival in architecture"
n. a brilliant and notable success
rivalry, contention, competition
n. the act of competing as for profit or a prize; "the teams were in fierce contention for first place"
n. group action in opposition to those in power
n. refusal to accept some authority or code or convention; "each generation must have its own rebellion"; "his body was in rebellion against fatigue"
n. a deliberate act of destruction or disruption in which equipment is damaged
n. a change resulting in an increase; "the increase is scheduled for next month"
irruption, eruption, outbreak
n. a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition); "the outbreak of hostilities"

Synonyms (28)

ascensive, ascendent, ascendant
adj. tending or directed upward; "rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage"- John Ruskin
adj. growing or extending upward; "an assurgent stem or leaf"
adj. rising from the sea; "a seahorse assurgent"
adj. used especially of plants; having a tendency to climb; "plants of a creeping or scandent nature"
adj. "a soaring eagle"
adj. heading in any direction that is conventionally up; "upbound shipping lanes"
adj. characterized by rising prices: "a bull market"
up, improving
adj. getting higher or more vigorous; "its an up market"; "an improving economy"
acceleratory, accelerative
adj. tending to increase velocity
adj. marked or produced by accretion
adj. growing by accretion
adj. increasing or having the power to increase especially in size or amount or degree; "`up' is an augmentative word in `hurry up'"
adj. increasing in size or area or volume or bulk or range: "an expanding universe"; "our expanding work load"
flaring, aflare
adj. streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air; "ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her"; "flags aflare in the breeze"
adj. increasing in size or degree or amount; "her growing popularity"; "growing evidence of a world depression"; "a growing city"; "growing businesses"
adj. growing by taking over and incorporating adjacent territories; "the Russian Empire was a typical incorporative state"
adj. increasing in length: "the lengthening days of February"
maximising, maximizing
adj. making as great as possible
adj. tending or having the power to multiply or increase in number or quantity or degree; "the multiplicative tendency of proportional representation"
profit-maximising, profit-maximizing
adj. making the profit as great as possible; "the profit-maximizing price"
adj. increasing in quantity or value; "a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"

Antonyms (4)

adj. (of a heavenly body) disappearing below the horizon: "the setting sun"
adj. becoming lower or less in degree or value; "a falling market"; "falling incomes"
dropping, falling
adj. coming down freely under the influence of gravity; "the eerie whistle of dropping bombs"; "falling rain"


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