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lifted

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being positioned above a surface
  • with lifted heels and bent knees, the runners tensely waited for the gun to go off

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lifted

verb
past tense of lift

Synonyms & Antonyms of lifted (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to move from a lower to a higher place or position
  • I needed help lifting the heavy globe back up to the top shelf

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2 to move or extend upward
  • once the sun started to cut through the morning fog, the colorful hot-air balloons began to lift off from the field

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3 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • she turned her back for just a moment, and somebody lifted her purse

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“Lifted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lifted. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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