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  • noun Plural form of uplifter.


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  • Yet since it is continually denied by the professed "uplifters" of the stage, who persist in looking down upon the public and decrying the wisdom of the many, it may be necessary to explain the eternal principle upon which it is based.

    The Theory of the Theatre

  • It has indeed been a bad fortnight for the GOP's special cadre of uplifters and revolutionaries.

    The Chimes at Midnight

  • Thus is the field is left to do-it-yourself politicians, activists and earnest uplifters.

    The Chimes at Midnight

  • He was married, and therefore taboo, but he had come from Boston, he had lived among poets and socialists and Jews and millionaire uplifters at the University

    Main Street

  • This is a serious problem...who is the next generation of GOp zealots and uplifters to practive sharpening their claws upon?

    The Chimes at Midnight

  • All must be replaced by some utopian fantasy spun by ardent and naive uplifters like Jeff Jacoby.

    The Chimes at Midnight

  • With this preliminary study and with the addition of some remarks on the value of trees as health givers and moral uplifters, the child is interested and attracted.

    Studies of Trees

  • It was visiting day at the prison and the uplifters were on deck.

    Jokes For All Occasions Selected and Edited by One of America's Foremost Public Speakers

  • Our Canadian contemporary, _Jack Canuck_, publishes a protest against the invasion of Canada by British temperance reformers, whom it describes as "uplifters."

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, June 13, 1917

  • The photographer sniffed with scorn, being familiar with eccentric uplifters of the "movies," but responded to the command of the manager to adjust his delicate camera mechanism for the task.

    The Voice on the Wire


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