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  • v. to look up

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To look or gaze up.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To look up.


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  • The change from land to water, from narrow and stony streets to the wide, free outlook and uplook of a great river, the varied life of a crowded ferry-boat and of a busy harbor, the magnetic sympathies of a multitude let loose from toil and perforce at a stand-still for the time, -- all this insures a transition of mind as well as transfer of body.

    Lippincott's Magazine, November 1885

  • Also, at ten years of age, I became a newsboy on the streets of a city, and found myself with a changed uplook.

    What Life Means to Me

  • Also, at ten years of age, I became a newsboy on the streets of a city and found myself with a changed uplook.

    What Life Means to Me

  • Introspection, and retrospection were good for the cloister; but the uplook, the outlook and the onlook are alone worthy the modern Christian.

    Work Done for Humanity

  • One vision, specially clear and unreasonable, for he had not even been conscious of noting it, was the face of the youth cleaning the gun; its intent, stolid, yet startled uplook at the kitchen doorway, quickly shifted to the girl carrying the cider jug.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • Any uplook to something beautiful and high and fine above you partakes of the nature of worship.

    Our Unitarian Gospel

  • She dropped him a courtesy with an uplook and again a vailing of her wicked eyes.


  • Indeed, he had with many, although such was the force of his character that no one dared a word to that effect in his hearing, the reputation of being lax in his ideas of what constituted a saving faith; and most of the sect being very narrow minded, if not small hearted, in their limitations of the company fitly partaking of the last supper of our Lord -- requiring proof of intellectual accord with themselves as to the how and why of many things, especially in regard of what they called the plan of salvation, he was generally judged to be misled by the deceitful kindliness of the depraved human heart in requiring as the ground of communion only such an uplook to Jesus as, when on earth, Jesus himself had responded to with healing.


  • "If the outlook is bad," he would say, "try the 'uplook.'



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