elevate

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01. The Prime Minister has [elevated] a former backbencher to the position of Minister of the Environment.
02. To relieve your backache, try lying down on the floor with your knees bent, and your legs [elevated] and resting on a chair.
03. Movie stars in the U.S. have been [elevated] to the status of royalty.
04. He had an [elevated] heart rate during the days of his final exams.
05. Houses along the river are [elevated] about five feet above the ground to protect them during the flooding which occurs during the rainy season.
06. We got stuck in the [elevator] for about 20 minutes after my son pushed all the buttons at once.
07. Why are you taking the [elevator] to go up just one floor? I'm taking the stairs.
08. Joan's promotion marks the first time a woman has been [elevated] to the position of vice-president of this company.
09. Beckman's performance this season has truly [elevated] him to the status of a superstar in his sport.
10. When you severely injure a limb, doctors say you should [elevate] the limb above the level of the heart until you receive proper medical care.
11. Artist Diego VelÙ„zquez worked for the [elevation] of painting to the status of a liberal art in Spain.
12. The use of a string quartet in the Beatles' song, "Yesterday," [elevated] it above the simple status of a pop song.
13. Take the [elevator] to the fourth floor, and I'll meet you up there.
14. Health researchers are investigating the [elevated] rate of certain types of cancers in the area around the factory.
15. Edgar Allen Poe once said, "That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most [elevating], and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful."
16. Einstein once stated that it is not the fruits of scientific research that [elevate] man and enrich his nature, but the urge to understand.
17. The average land [elevation] of earth is 2,700 feet above sea level.
18. Moderate dancing will [elevate] heart rates, and can burn up to 300 calories an hour.
19. Scientists are concerned that [elevated] ocean temperatures along the Pacific coast may affect the return of salmon to the region.
20. The physical evolution of our planet's landscape is a complex process which is influenced by many factors, including climate, rock type, structure and [elevation].{</charset>}

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