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erect

adjective

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rising straight up
  • a lone tree remained erect after the terrible tornado had passed

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erect

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of erect (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to fix in an upright position
  • the tribes of the Pacific Northwest erected totem poles in front of their dwellings

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The first known use of erect was in the 14th century

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“Erect.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/erect. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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