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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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Raising Hell went to press just before September 11, 2001, and what better time to get published!
While reintroducing a new generation of hip hop lovers to the "Adidas" brand TrOyMaN has found a way to bring a fresh and innovative twist to a song concept originally recorded and performed during a time that is still often considered the "Golden Era of Hip Hop" by one of his mentors Daryl "DMC" McDaniel and his trailblazing platinum selling group Run DMC on their ground breaking Raising Hell album.
The progressive's guide to raising hell; how to win grassroots campaigns, pass ballot box laws, and get the change we voted for.
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In typical Darkness fashion, it saw them raising hell with pyrotechnics, with frontman Justin Hawkins taking in the view from a lap of honour astride a life-size white tiger.
Unfortunately, too many concerned citizens have stopped raising hell
It's that part about raising hell that seems to make many of them nervous.
Raising Hell (in Congress): In the 1890s Kansas populist Mary Elizabeth Lease told farmers to "stop raising corn and start raising hell." In the 1990s John Boyd did just that.