Definition of upraise in English:

upraise

Line breaks: up|raise
Pronunciation: /ʌpˈreɪz
 
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verb

[with object]
Raise (something) to a higher level: (as adjective upraised) an upraised arm
More example sentences
  • His hands were upraised but when she blinked he was gone.
  • Her hands were upraised, as if trying to give someone something.
  • Half-kneeling, she pressed her fist into the ground, then defiantly upraised it.

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