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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of upspring.

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Examples

  • Again the stallion nickered, and all that moved was a flock of wild canaries, upspringing from the flowers and shrubs of the court, rising like a green-gold spray of light flung from the sunrise.

    The Little Lady of the Big House, by Jack London

  • His lowly, twig-like upspringing from the branchless, dried-up stump of

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • a flock of wild canaries, upspringing from the flowers and shrubs of the court, rising like a green-gold spray of light flung from the sunrise.

    CHAPTER I

  • Carefully I covered my rock cisterns with flat stones so that the sun's rays might not evaporate the precious fluid and in precaution against some upspringing of wind in the night and the sudden flying of spray.

    Chapter 19

  • The distant hopes upspringing in her heart bloomed suddenly, became real, tangible, like a cluster of flowers, and she saw them cut down and wilting on the earth.

    Eug�nie Grandet

  • A parasol lying upon a newly turfed ground, might, in a single week, be entirely concealed from sight by the upspringing grass.

    The Mystery of Marie Roget

  • Is he to be told that it is one of the many classes of fungus, of which the most ordinary feature is its upspringing and decadence within twenty-four hours?

    The Mystery of Marie Roget

  •     Phaethon flame-enwrapt, and cypress in air upspringing:

    Poems and Fragments

  • In the churchyard, among green elder bushes and tall upspringing grasses, is the square monument erected to Mr. Edgeworth and his family; and as we stood there the quiet place was crossed and recrossed by swallows with their beating crescent wings.

    Castle Rackrent

  • The ancients had hallowed them to some ill religion, and their neighbourhood had long been avoided by the prudent before the fall of day; but of late, on the upspringing of new requirements, these lonely stones on the moor had again become

    Lay Morals

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