Definition of uprear in English:

uprear

Line breaks: up¦rear
Pronunciation: /ʌpˈrɪə
 
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verb

[with object] literary
Raise up: one turret especially high in air uprear’d its tall gaunt form
More example sentences
  • There lay the great, rolling mattress of the Rannoch Moor, a vast and desolate place protected on all its sides by uprearing mountains.
  • See the bright nymph, that here her head uprears.
  • He like the Lord of Hills appeared with ten huge heads to heaven upreared.

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