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[v] occur; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"
[v] gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"
[v] gather together over time; as of money or other resources; "She had scraped together enough money for college"
[v] start running, functioning, or operating, as of lights or power
[v] bring forth, usually something desirable; "The committee came up with some interesting recommendations"
[v] move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"
[v] move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
[v] come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
[v] come to the surface
[v] get something or somebody for a specific purpose; "I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener"; "I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing"; "The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter"
[v] originate or come into being; "aquestion arose"
[v] be mentioned; "These names came up in the discussion"

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