Definition of uprear in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌpˈrɪə/

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[with object] literary
Raise up: one turret especially high in air uprear’d its tall gaunt form
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  • Lotuses their heads uprear from the pure wave, and charm the view with mingled tints of red and blue.
  • Many a hecatomb will uprear its head, and many a sod be nurtured by the blood of liberty-loving human beings.
  • He like the Lord of Hills appeared with ten huge heads to heaven upreared.

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