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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of uprear.


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  • One hind leg of the mare seemed to collapse, and for a moment the whole quivering body, upreared and perpendicular, swayed back and forth, and there was uncertainty as to whether it would fall forward or backward.

    Jack London's Short Story - Planchette

  • The Elsinore flung down to port, and a solid wall of down-toppling green upreared a dozen feet above the rail.


  • There would be a fleeting glimpse of the three men flinging water in frantic haste, when she would topple over and fall into the yawning valley, bow down and showing her full inside length to the stern upreared almost directly above the bow.

    Chapter 17

  • Dolly, upreared, with distended nostrils and wild eyes, was pawing the air madly with her fore legs.

    Jack London's Short Story - Planchette

  • “I know men club them,” I said, trying to reassure myself, and gazing doubtfully at a large bull, not thirty feet away, upreared on his fore-flippers and regarding me intently.

    Chapter 30

  • Further, a few hundred thousand tons of ice had grounded upon the spit and upreared a glittering ridge.

    CHAPTER 25

  • Then he upreared, and with his fore paws threw his weight against it higher up.


  • She upreared on her own knees in an agony of terror, clasping his knees and supplicating him to desist.


  • The astounded leopard upreared, with his fore-paws striking and ripping at the little demon that would not let go.


  • He saw his vision coming true, and on the big flat was upreared anew his golden city of the snows.

    Chapter X


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