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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of upcurl.

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Examples

  • So dazed by your goodness to me, so grateful, so happy that you have chosen me (I just jumped up to look at myself in the mirror; I _am_ pretty, Duane, I've a stunning colour just now and there _is_ a certain charm about me -- even I can see it in what you call the upcurled corners of my mouth, and in my figure and hands) -- and I am so happy that it is true -- that you find me beautiful, that you care for my beauty ....

    The Danger Mark

  • "Hopping from upcurled tail tip to head, Taj leaned forward between Mamakitty's ears and whispered, "The problem of how to transport the light is solved.

    Kingdoms of Light

  • Somehow he kept a hand on the upcurled rim of the pad-boat.

    Splinter Of The Mind's Eye

  • His hysterical laughter was slowly changing into cries of rage while the silly leer upon his face was supplanted by a ferocious scowl and upcurled lips, which revealed the sharpened fangs beneath.

    Tarzan the Untamed

  • When they saw the little Gomangani perched upon his back some of them came forward in curiosity with upcurled lips and snarling mien.

    Jungle Tales of Tarzan

  • Margarita's repulsed fingers lay loosely upcurled on her knees, which she hunched in front of her, like a boy.

    Margarita's Soul The Romantic Recollections of a Man of Fifty

  • Afterward I learned to know that red-headed Flemish chauffeur, with his fiercely upcurled moustache and his contempt of death.

    Kings, Queens and Pawns An American Woman at the Front

  • "He gave me my choice and I took an officer, with a nice upcurled mustache and ----"

    More Tish

  • Now and then a short heavy man with an upcurled mustache came out and took in one or two.

    The Amazing Interlude

  • She did not call out because she wished to surprise him, and presently she did, breaking into sight of them as the great elephant shuffled ahead balancing the man and the heavy stake upon his head, holding them there with his upcurled trunk.

    The Son of Tarzan

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