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  • verb Present participle of uptilt.


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  • The formation of the escarpment is attributed to long past crustal uptilting.

    Dong Phayayan Khao-Yai Forest Complex, Thailand 2009

  • Nick instantly felt a stirring of renewed arousal as he looked at that golden body — legs long and silky, hips and waist slenderly curvaceous, breasts firm and uptilting, the nipples rosily pouting.

    Pregnant by the Millionaire Mortimer, Carole 2006

  • Later, a general uptilting had occurred, standing these alternate layers

    Hawaii Michener, James 1959

  • "You're a poor soldier!" says she, with a little scornful uptilting of her chin.

    April's Lady A Novel Margaret Wolfe Hungerford

  • On the other hand, the uptilting of machines, the accidents due to the so-called "Holes in the air," which have dotted the historic pages with accidents, were brought about at low altitudes.

    Aeroplanes 1915

  • "Well, I'm not Jimmy Bean, either," interrupted the boy, uptilting his chin.

    Pollyanna Grows Up 1914

  • She had given him a third, uptilting look with her speech; and now it was as if the great eligible had seen her for the first time.

    V. V.'s Eyes Henry Sydnor Harrison 1905

  • Where there had been a full mustache there was now only a thinly clipped line, waxed and uptilting in needle points.

    The Lighted Match Charles Neville Buck 1904

  • "Well, I'm not Jimmy Bean, either," interrupted the boy, uptilting his chin.

    Pollyanna Grows Up 1894

  • "Of course, tell him," braved out Ruth, uptilting her head with the movement of a fawn surprised in the forest.

    Peter: a novel of which he is not the hero Francis Hopkinson Smith 1876


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