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  • v. Simple past of uptear.

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Examples

  • 'I could bend her with my finger and thumb; and what good would it do if I bent, if I uptore, if I crushed her?

    The Three Brontes

  • Just is the wave which uptore us; 'tis Nature's own law which condemns us;

    Andromeda and Other Poems

  • 663: Betook them, and the neighbouring Hills uptore;

    Paradise Lost (1667)

  • (And he shook me with the force of his hold.) "I could bend her with my finger and thumb: and what good would it do if I bent, if I uptore, if I crushed her?

    Jane Eyre: an autobiography, Vol. II.

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