sunrise

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a sunrise

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Compound of sun + rise

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sunrise (plural sunrises)

  1. (figuratively) The time of day when the sun appears above the eastern horizon.
    I'll meet you at the docks at sunrise.
  2. The change in color of the sky at dawn.
    Did you see the beautiful sunrise this morning?
  3. (figuratively) Any great awakening.
    It was the sunrise of her spirit.

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sunrise (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to an unusually early time of day.
    The sunrise-service will be at 6:30AM.

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