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    1. ” Sam was instantly more upright in his chair

    2. How you react on that proves how upright

    3. upright in his heart he said ‘ I should not stretch forth

    4. Psalms: 112:2: His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed

    5. She got herself upright

    6. John sits upright on a dirty old mattress on the

    7. If supervisor McManus hadn’t been asleep in the locker room for the whole of that night, resting his bum leg, he would have seen the upright corpse seated at the Boston Monitor rear entrance

    8. Using Fred’s suggestion, we are packing the barrel with damp sand to hold the tree upright and in the hope that the dampness will stop it dropping quite as fast as they generally do; this, naturally, means we need a sheet of plastic to protect the floor … oh it just gets more complicated by the second! But between us we get it all sorted out

    9. It seemed like it took an hour to work himself upright

    10. “My son, if you receive my words, and store my commands within you, inclining your ear to wisdom, and applying your mind to reason; if you appeal to intelligence, and lift up your voice to reason; if you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures – then will you understand reverence for the Lord, and will discover the knowledge of God; for the Lord gives wisdom, out of His mouth comes knowledge and reason; He has help in store for the upright, He is a shield to those who walk honestly; He guards the paths of justice, and protects the way of His pious ones; then will you understand rectitude and justice, and will keep to every good course; for when wisdom finds a welcome within you, and knowledge becomes a pleasure to you, discretion will watch over you, reason will guard you – saving you from the way of evil men, from men who use perverse speech; who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in ways of darkness; who delight in doing evil, exult in wanton wickedness’ who are crooked in all their ways, and tortuous in their paths – saving you from the wife of another, from the adulteress who plies you with smooth words, who forsakes the companion of her youth, and forgets her pledge to God; for her paths lead down to death, and her tracks descend to the Shades; none who go to her come back again, or reach the paths of life – helping you to walk in the way of good men, and to keep to the paths of the righteous; for the upright will live in the land, and the honest will remain in it; while the wicked will be cut off from the land, and the faithless will be rooted out of it

    11. He managed to shuffle and drag himself upright, until, bowed and spindle thin, he finally stood free of the wall

    12. She stood upright and headed for the opening

    13. I was quite taken aback and shot upright just in time to catch myself reflected in two pairs of mirrored lenses before reeling into two pairs of maroon shorts and almost passing out

    14. It raised its head, and turned towards them and slowly stood upright, peering at them from beneath a hideous helmet

    15. I left Aristethes unconscious, sitting upright, head back, mouth ajar, catching flies

    16. We dug into our pockets for contributions to the bill whilst Mercouri heaved himself upright and made a loud announcement,

    17. He sat bolt upright in bed and waited

    18. My hands stroked the old, old stones bordering the ruins of the basilica of Agia Melina and by climbing on one at my feet I was able to look over the walls at the proud white marble columns still upright in the grounds

    19. Both he and Eileen particularly loved the smell of their garlic bed and the way that sunlight thickened the broad, upright blades of their maturing crop

    20. She was so drunk she wouldn’t have even stayed upright on top of him if he wasn’t holding her by the breasts

    21. He sat bolt upright in bed and

    22. Towards the end of the row of stalls, there was a small upright

    23. himself upright and stood, ‘Where is she?’

    24. When Harry had five courses of the floor planking completed, the cross-members of the roof, and all round the upright studs of the walls were in place, and the little room was ready for sheathing

    25. When Harry had brought the last of the stack from the storeroom, George bid him hold upright the fitted ribs he had begun to place

    26. He crawls to the side of the car and hauls himself upright, running a mud stained palm across his eyes to wipe away the tears, leaving brown tracks, a primeval war paint, across his cheeks

    27. Roman caught her and stood her back upright

    28. Billy uses the fence to haul himself upright, wincing as he feels the bruise at the base of his spine bite and swell

    29. He stood upright, barely taking in his surroundings

    30. The integrity of the upright will guide

    31. prayer of the upright is his delight

    32. As Roman came upright, he caught the hand coming

    33. Landing upright, her feet quickly slide backwards down the slanting side and into the water

    34. I was lead to Proverbs 11:11,which says, by the blessing of the upright the city is exalted, but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked

    35. There was a Korean once, called Song Sang-in, whose mind was upright and whose spirit was true He hated witches with all his might, and regarded them as deceivers of the people

    36. By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted, but it is

    37. Alec had been leaning over the wall, watching the bugs lounging in the sun, when a sudden crash startled him upright

    38. Adros was hunched over, but even if he stood upright, the creature would have towered over him

    39. Because of his own injuries, to remain standing, Adros had to rely on his staff to keep him upright

    40. Even Zarko and Ashpenaz bowed; only the musicians remained upright as they played their musical instruments

    41. Suddenly she had an epiphany, like a lightning bolt from the sky, and she sat upright, her eyes wide open

    42. Jody and Missy hold the poles upright while Alice shovels the dirt back into the holes

    43. ’ She indicated towards an upright leatherette chair on the opposite side of the desk

    44. The whole chamber, had the ship been upright, would only have been four feet tall

    45. ’ There was the more formal upright chair that associates used

    46. I knew I needed to quickly get my breath back so I took a deep breath of air and pushed forward all the way upright whilst Elijah held on to my pack and helped me to stand however both my kit rifle and myself were soaked

    47. The man appeared where the news reader had once been, sitting bolt upright behind a desk, in a smart suit, probably fresh from another media grilling if not a government one

    48. We saw others bend, stoop, then stand upright, as they checked their crops, as well

    49. “I could see our men falling as they were hit and all because of that bastard wire as we got closer our boats were stitched with bullets they slammed into them and into us and we were that tightly packed in that men died sitting upright because there wasn’t room to fall down

    50. The only fortunate thing was to have landed upright, still encased in the transparent life-support box with its adjoining nutrient/blood supply capsule

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    Synonyms for "upright"

    upright upright piano vertical unsloped erect good just moral ethical principled pure righteous perpendicular plumb cocked column pile prop support pier verticality

    "upright" definitions

    a vertical structural member as a post or stake

    a piano with a vertical sounding board

    in a vertical position; not sloping

    of moral excellence

    upright in position or posture