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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of up-end.

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Examples

  • The caretaker comes in to find you this way, a beach ball up-ended on your face, half-inflated, as you walk to the living room, on your walker, in an instant of bravery, and then sit on the couch with the soft plastic touching your lips and cheeks.

    Beachball, Kentucky

  • [Christine O'Donnell's] shocking victory in the Delaware Republican primary was a breakthrough for the conservative Tea Party movement that has up-ended U.S. politics.

    Christine O'Donnell Lacks Support From Conservative Donors

  • Her work is noted for creating sculptures and environments that invoke classical icons, up-ended feminist imagery and formal pursuits.

    Timothy Hull: QQ3 With Ruby Sky Stiler

  • I thought it was a monster snake, up-ended, rearing its head high above the trees and swaying back and forth.

    CHAPTER VI

  • Her work is noted for creating sculptures and environments that invoke classical icons, up-ended feminist imagery and formal pursuits.

    Timothy Hull: QQ3 With Ruby Sky Stiler

  • Her work is noted for creating sculptures and environments that invoke classical icons, up-ended feminist imagery and formal pursuits.

    Timothy Hull: QQ3 With Ruby Sky Stiler

  • But the real spark was when I decided to write a spy or action thriller novelthat deliberately up-ended all the formal conventions.

    Best of 2009

  • But we are talking about children whose lives have been up-ended.

    Tamar Abrams: Don't Balance State Budgets on the Backs of Foster Children

  • Her work is noted for creating sculptures and environments that invoke classical icons, up-ended feminist imagery and formal pursuits.

    Timothy Hull: QQ3 With Ruby Sky Stiler

  • Immediately the lifts and lower-topsail sheets parted, and with a fore-and-aft pitch of the ship the spar up-ended and crashed to the deck upon Number Three hatch, destroying that section of the bridge in its fall.

    CHAPTER XLVI

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