uprear

verb
up·​rear | \ ˈəp-ˈrir How to pronounce uprear (audio) \
upreared; uprearing; uprears

Definition of uprear

transitive verb

1 : to lift up
2 : erect

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trees uprearing towards the sky

First Known Use of uprear

14th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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“Uprear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uprear. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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