rise from the grave

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rise from the grave

1. Literally, to return to life or a life-like state after death. Easter is the holy celebration of when Christ rose from the grave. It's yet another film about zombies rising from the grave to eat the living.
2. To wake from a very lengthy, deep sleep. I was wondering what time you'd rise from the grave! It was nearly two in the afternoon by the time we finally rose from the grave.
See also: grave, rise
References in classic literature ?
It's enough to turn a man ill, to see his lean old carcase shivering in that way, like a ugly ghost just rose from the grave.'
The good news, at the heart of the Christian message, is that although Jesus died on the cross, he rose from the grave, conquering sin and death.
The EastEnders star, back on the show full-time after Kathy Beale rose from the grave, soaked up some latesummer sun with fiance Dave Fairbairn.
He rose from the grave and by his resurrection, those have put their trust in Him are assured that their faith is not in vain; they are assured that they too, can have life eternal.
The heads would be placed atop the legs to make it more difficult for the alleged undead to locate if they rose from the grave, they say.
THE RESIDENT Cert 15, 91mins ??nce Hammer Films rose from the grave a couple of years back, they've made a name for themselves with high quality horror such as last year's Let Me In and the forthcoming chiller Wake Wood.
SINCE Hammer Films rose from the grave a couple of years back, they've made a name for themselves with high quality horror, such as last year's very respectable Let Me In and the forthcoming Irish chiller Wake Wood.
At least they were all still alive, unlike Dirty Den who rose from the grave to make his comeback.
It was hardly a case of Halloween horrors as Sony acquisition "John Carpenter's Vampires" rose from the grave to collect $11.7 million and lead the domestic box office in its first incarnation.
A HAMSTER rose from the grave after being buried two feet under in a garden.