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synonyms for upheld

  • backed
  • maintained
  • sustained

antonyms for upheld

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  • unsupported
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How to use upheld in a sentence

It has upheld the grossest errors and the most fiendish theories as the special revelations of God.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Of course, it was not smoke obscuring the moon, she decided; it was a lamp, upheld by an ivory figure—a lamp with a Chinese shade.
DOPESAX ROHMER
A stone wall upheld its front edge from the narrow street; and on top of this wall stiff hedges grew.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
However, I have more than ever need of being upheld, and I ought to have given you an account of my perplexity.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
The Manchester school accepted the bill with great favour, and upheld the ministry in carrying it.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
She was most unjustly and shamefully treated by that fiery little Italian, and you, sir, upheld him in it.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
This is nothing more than a somewhat gross form of a doctrine upheld by most creeds and most philosophies.
THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WORLDDANIEL G. BRINTON
With a deft twist and flip he tossed the open noose over his prisoner's upheld wrists and jerked it tight.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
If faith in the stability of a banking house could have upheld it, Overend & Gurnets would never have broken.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
Thus Diderot upheld the sentimental and emotional subject against the ftes galantes of the rococo painter.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
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WORDS RELATED TO UPHELD

  • advocated
  • aided
  • approved
  • assisted
  • bankrolled
  • bolstered
  • boosted
  • championed
  • encouraged
  • endorsed
  • favored
  • financed
  • fostered
  • furthered
  • helped
  • promoted
  • propped
  • seconded
  • sponsored
  • underwritten
  • upheld
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