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  • verb Simple past of upgrow.


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  • There upgrew before him the tree to which he was bound.

    Foes Mary Johnston 1903

  • Sweeter tasted the wine, poured out by youth impersonated; a god was in the grape-clusters; a loving, motherly goddess upgrew in the full golden sheaves; love's sacred carousal was a sweet worship of the fairest of the goddesses.

    Rampolli George MacDonald 1864

  • Withering still at the sight which still they upgrew to encounter.

    Amours De Voyage Anonymous 1858


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