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upraised

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(Entry 1 of 2)

being positioned above a surface
  • these upraised earthworks are believed to have been built by Native Americans hundreds of years ago and used for enclosure, burial, religious rites, or defense

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upraised

verb
past tense of upraise

Synonyms & Antonyms of upraised (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to move from a lower to a higher place or position
  • the runner's arms were upraised in a sign of victory as he crossed the finish line

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2 to fix in an upright position
  • archaeologists are still not sure how the mysterious statues on Easter Island were upraised

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“Upraised.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/upraised. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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