Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of upshoot.

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Examples

  • He stopped at the sight of the place with its deep tiled roof, nestling under big trees — you never get a decently big, decently shaped tree by the seaside — its sign towards the roadway, its sun-blistered green bench and tables, its shapely white windows and its row of upshooting hollyhock plants in the garden.

    The History of Mr. Polly

  • And if that growth has resembled the sudden upshooting of a mushroom, if it must fall because it is premature, it is nevertheless real and must have tremendous effect on all that follows.

    Six Red Months in Russia: An Observer's Account of Russia Before and During the Proletarian Dictatorship

  • As if the reproach were just the spur his courage and his intelligence had needed, his face suddenly glowed with the upshooting fire of an inspiration.

    Susan Lenox: Her Fall and Rise, Volume I

  • In this world of noxious and repulsive weeds, what sudden startling upshooting of what beautiful flowers!

    Susan Lenox: Her Fall and Rise, Volume II

  • He stopped at the sight of the place with its deep tiled roof, nestling under big trees -- you never get a decently big, decently shaped tree by the seaside -- its sign towards the roadway, its sun-blistered green bench and tables, its shapely white windows and its row of upshooting hollyhock plants in the garden.

    The History of Mr. Polly

  • He had one final sense impression of a swift upshooting of the lights,

    Darkness and Dawn

  • We do not, at this point, need to go into the question whether this philosophy is consistent throughout with the present position of natural science which predicts for the earth a possible end and for its inhabitability, a fairly certain one; which, therefore, also recognizes that in human history there is not only an upshooting but also a down-growing branch.

    Feuerbach: The roots of the socialist philosophy

  • Before the central window there is a beautiful sheet of water, and a fountain upshooting itself and plashing into it, with a continuous and pleasant sound.

    Passages from the English Notebooks, Complete

  • Nodding his assent, and starting off in a course diverging to the right of the one he perceived his companion to be taking, Claud slowly, and as he best could, made his way forward, sometimes crawling underhand sometimes clambering over the tangled masses of fallen trees, which, with a thick upshooting second growth, lay piled and crossed in all conceivable shapes and directions before him.

    Gaut Gurley

  • a dozen younger trees, overthrown and crushed by the fall, growing out along the ground, still lived and prospered, their roots bathed by the stream, their upshooting branches catching the sunlight through the gap that had been made in the forest roof.

    Chapter VIII

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