standing up

present participle of stand up
as in flying
to withstand scrutiny and gain acceptance or approval a hypothesis that won't stand up to close analysis

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“Standing up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/standing%20up. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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