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upending

verb
present participle of upend

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2 to fix in an upright position
  • we had to upend the sofa in order to fit it into the elevator

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“Upending.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/upending. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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