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raise

(Advance), verb aggrandize, augment, boost, bring up, dignify, elevate, enhance, enlarge, ennoble, exalt, further, glorify, heighten, honor, increase, lift, move up, prize, promote, propose, provehere, put, suggest, uplift, upraise
Associated concepts: raise an objection

raise

(Collect), verb accumulate, assemble, bring tooether, conligere, gather together, get, levy, muster, obtain, procure
See also: accrue, adopt, advance, advancement, ameliorate, boom, build, collect, compound, develop, discipline, elevate, enhance, enlarge, excise, expand, foster, frame, heighten, honor, increase, increment, levy, magnify, manufacture, meliorate, originate, parlay, prefer, produce, promote, promotion, recruit, uphold

raise

to institute a suit or action at law or to draw up a summons or other initiating writ.
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Mills raises hell humbly, touching the spotlight then receding.
The 22-year-old scores hundreds, he bowls on the brisk side of fast-medium, he carouses and he raises hell.
doctrinaire watchdog for orthodoxy at Catholic colleges and universities that periodically raises hell with those Catholic institutions seeking to strike a reasonable balance between their Catholic roots and academic freedom in our pilgrim church's search for truth, should be looking for a new patron, beatified or not.