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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of upcurl.


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  • 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

  • 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


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