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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of upcoil.
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Her eyes narrowed, her mighty muscles drew themselves together like springs being upcoiled, she half crouched, and her head turned sharply to the left, listening.
Highhearted Faith! she scruples not to drink of the life-giving wine and water; she is not repelled by the upcoiled serpent.