Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tossed upward.
  • Agitated; harassed.

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Examples

  • The Ghost, at the moment, was uptossed on a sea, and I caught a clear view of a small steamship two or three miles away, rolling and pitching, head on to the sea, as it steamed toward us.

    Chapter 39

  • Then, rubbing his head, he mounted slowly on to the box and drove away with an uptossed hand appealing to the universe.

    Beyond the City

  • This accomplished, he proceeded to scream some wild harangue and once, as he uptossed his arms for emphasis, I saw in his hand the blade of a long knife.

    Chapter 3

  • The flying figure spun around with uptossed arms, and plunged to the ground.

    The Fur Bringers A Story of the Canadian Northwest

  • Ghost, at the moment, was uptossed on a sea, and I caught a clear view of a small steamship two or three miles away, rolling and pitching, head on to the sea, as it steamed toward us.

    Chapter 39

  • So he stood, the great burly Butcher of La Brohiniere, with head uptossed, laughing insolently at his foes.

    Sir Nigel

  • Thrice the length of a grown man's body, in every direction, had the snow been stamped about and uptossed.

    The Law of Life

  • At such times, all the set and solidified strata that go into the building of a man's nature may be uptossed and rearranged.

    The Call of the Cumberlands

  • Such a piteous sight as it was, lying doubled up, with the rope pinioning the miserable limbs, the teeth locked, and the right arm uptossed!

    Great Sea Stories

  • Butcher of La Brohiniere, with head uptossed, laughing insolently at his foes.

    Sir Nigel

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