- n. alternative spelling of sit-up; alternative spelling of situp.
- v. intransitive To assume a sitting position from a position lying down.
- v. intransitive To sit erect.
- v. intransitive To show interest or surprise.
- v. To rise.
- v. not go to bed
- v. change to an upright sitting position
“She was no longer the virgin who had danced merrily with Chastelard and then been bewildered by his response; the careless queen who liked to lean against people, whispering secrets, warming herself; the nonchalant woman who could sit up late at night alone with Riccio and think nothing of it.”
“It was her half-hooked garter, but the pop of it made her sit up straight, fists clenched in the thin fabric of her skirt.”
“However, the Princess Nastoya requested a final interview with them, and she felt well enough to sit up on her pallet.”
““At least I have a woman willing to throw up on me; whereas you, Killkenny, have to sit up on a knoll in the dark to be near yours.””
“We wants to sit up to meetin '-- meetin's is so curis.”
“Yes'm, and mamma and Margaret had to sit up all night nursin 'little Clara -- and Aunt Clara was in such a state somebody had to keep talkin' to her, and there wasn't anybody but me to do it, so I-- --”
“Now Parlabane did sit up straight, blood pressure shooting skywards also.”
“These days, EMC Corporation is a bit more familiar—when your stock rises by 80,575 percent in a decade, people tend to sit up and take notice.”
“We wants to sit up to meetin ', -- meetin's is so curis.”
“Well, you get to sit up with that twenty-million-year-old mummy of his.”
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