not widely distributed; "rare herbs"; "rare patches of green in the desert"
not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness; "a rare word"; "rare books"
(of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside; "rare roast beef"
recurring only at long intervals; "a rare appearance"; "total eclipses are rare events"
marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind; "what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell; "a rare skill"; "an uncommon sense of humor"; "she was kind to an uncommon degree"
having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"
come into existence; take on form or shape;
get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
rise up; "The building rose before them"
return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
become more extreme; "The tension heightened"
a dusty pink color
go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
exert oneself to meet a challenge; "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion"
any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
become heartened or elated; "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news"
presaging good fortune; "she made a fortunate decision to go to medical school"; "rosy predictions"
of blush color; "blushful mists"
having the pinkish flush of health
reflecting optimism; "a rosy future"; "looked at the world through rose-colored glasses"