Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UP SHOT

Up and up shot the column as if it meant to pierce the blue sky.

Up shot the big airship, like a bird released from captivity.

Up shot the hand, down slid the hat, and Sandy was quite hidden away again.

Up shot the glorious sun, and never shall I forget the scene of gorgeous magnificence his bright rays lighted.

Up shot the "Pax" higher and higher, and the expansion, the explosion, and the awful fall came as a chain of consequences.

Up shot the cheery red flames, and the blue smoke curled merrily away as the wood crackled joyously.

But the up shot was that I found the case straight enough to all appearances.

Up shot the glittering, quivering tentacle of Rosium, vibrating for a few moments like a thread of silver.

Up shot the aircraft, the propellers whirling around like blades of light.

Then up shot another and another shaft of light, radiating from a point just below the horizon, like the spokes of a wheel.