Definition of upswell in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈəpˌswel/


An increase or upsurge.
Example sentences
  • It would be nice to keep it open and if we find there's an upswell of interest in doing so we will put our shoulders to the wall.
  • It's so impressive to watch an upswell like that and see that it really can still have an impact in this way.
  • An upswell of interest carried the skateboard through the 70s with Southern Californian skateboarders draining swimming pools and carving turns and somersaults off the edge of pools.

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Syllabification: up·swell

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