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Raise

An increase in one's wages or salary. A company may offer a raise for seniority, exceptional work performance or some other reason. Some raises are automatic, especially to account for the cost of living, while others must be requested or earned. In the UK, a raise is sometimes called a rise.
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Certainly the contents of a press release from the party's licensing spokesman Nigel Howells the other day suggests the decision received a raised glass or two.
The worst though, was prying that rough diamond from the crawdad mud only to discover the most dreaded of mottoes: No deposit, "No refund" tattooed on the side, the raised glass letters like the welts of a discredited disease.
Some of the features of the space are a raised glass conference room with flat screen TV, a wrap around terrace, entertainment space with a bar and pantry and wood and metal panel motifs.
An accomplishment well worth a raised glass, you'd think.