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- v. To ascend, rise; grow up; come up.
- n. An ascent, climb; a way up.
- n. An outward appearance, especially pertaining to the future; a promising aspect or outlook.
- n. A comment, saying, expression.
- n. The endly or decisive point; result, outcome.
- n. One's upbringing, development from childhood to adulthood.
Jim's Germans to get a handle on the strategic side of the upcome campaign.
As for me, my portrait is, if possible, even more scandalously caricatured, I fail or quail in spirit at the upcome!
This led to a word or two between Richard and Mr. Gwynn, the upcome being a wire from Mr. Gwynn to the editor desiring him on all occasions and without alteration or addition to print Richard's dispatches.
` ` A stout fellow, '' replied Anderson, ` ` if all be good that is upcome.
It's just time to speak upcome out [edited to avoid mixing metaphors!].
“A stout fellow,” replied Anderson, “if all be good that is upcome.
I trust you will do well, for you should be a right man at arms, if all be good that is upcome [that is, if your courage corresponds with your personal appearance.
"A stout fellow," replied Anderson, "if all be good that is upcome.