Native English speakers, could you please help me with these issues?

1. Consider the following sentence: "Mr. Smith AROSE." What does 'arose' mean? Is it that the man STOOD UP'? (And if it is, is 'arose' more formal than 'stood up'?) 2. Consider this other sentence: "This is hard to be BORNE." What does 'borne' mean? Is... show more 1. Consider the following sentence:

"Mr. Smith AROSE."

What does 'arose' mean? Is it that the man STOOD UP'? (And if it is, is 'arose' more formal than 'stood up'?)



2. Consider this other sentence:

"This is hard to be BORNE."

What does 'borne' mean? Is that 'that is something hard to WITHSTAND'? (And is that a formal word?)
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