Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of raising or rising.
- n. A lift; aid; assistance.
- n. An attempt; a tentative attack.
- n. Weightlifting; a form of exercise in which weights are lifted.
- n. Plastic surgery for tightening facial tissues and improving the facial appearance; facelift.
- v. present participle of lift.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Used in, or for, or by, lifting.
“The Rowntree Foundation has made it abundantly clear that the 'lifting' is not enough, and also that it has stalled.”
“Olympic lifting is NOT on my list of favorite things to do but it's all part of trying something new.”
“The real snag in lifting bodies as spacecraft is abort during boost and the dynamics involved and the question as to if or not that problem can be solved and what the cost will be.”
“I'll pay it gladly," Davis said, again lifting the iron bar.”
“I also lift weights, though I have been really bad about it lately, because it's difficult to work in lifting around climbing (both are extreme strength-training exercise, and both require recovery days, and I love climbing more than I ever loved lifting.) and I used to drill-kickbox and loved it, but I just don't have time for a martial art now.”
“Beauty made a small noise, chin lifting, and Tristan jerked back as he felt stubble scrape against his jaw.”
“For two, I believe American prosperity serves to promote America's governance and market politics, which I believe are superior in lifting all boats.”
“Steeling his resolve, he steps into her path, his chin lifting a little so the light behind her will illuminate his face.”
“But that heavy lifting is worth it, as freedom is truly served by helping our children spend at least a portion of their school days actually thinking.”
“As a rural rep, might we see good, effective legislation on getting the rural poor internet technology, often seen as an important stepping stone in lifting them out of poverty?”
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