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upheld

adjective

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upheld

verb
past tense of uphold

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1 to continue to declare to be true or proper despite opposition or objections
  • determined to uphold her views in the face of all challenges

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2 to hold up or serve as a foundation for
  • an entablature upheld by a series of gracefully slender columns

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3 to move from a lower to a higher place or position
  • worshippers upheld their joined hands and sang the praises of the Lord

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“Upheld.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/upheld. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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