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  • adj. Flung or thrown up.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Flung or thrown up.


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  • Drake faced them all like a lion at bay, with his lion head upflung:

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • He'd let me know that his mansion on the hill would probably be called "Thirteen Oaks," & I'd say, but you would no longer be thirteen, and he'd tsk, "That's okay because this be the year to be upflung by lust for a girl."

    The Color of Cells

  • The whole body of water, rushing crookedly into the narrow passage, accelerated its speed frightfully, and was upflung unto huge waves, white and wrathful.


  • The gaps between streetlights lengthen; soon Pheko can see only the upflung penumbras of billboard spotlights here and there in the dark.

    Memory Wall

  • Shocks belled through the hull when upflung stones hit.

    The Clique

  • Shots began to crack from upflung Mausers and Victory Rose squeezed the trigger of her own submachine gun, firing from the hip and spraying what was left of her magazine until the hammer clicked harmlessly on an empty chamber.

    Death Stalks The Ruins

  • The slender, graceful bridges under which we skimmed ended at openings in the upflung, far walls of verdure.

    The Moon Pool

  • An awful cry rang from her lips as she swayed back, her arms upflung.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • There was a last glimpse of Khemsa, with arms wildly upflung, and then he vanished amidst the roar of the avalanche that thundered down into the abyss.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • Sun, shadow, and upflung dust-haze obscured it; occasionally a piece of metal flashed.

    The Stars Are Also Fire


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