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adjective as in above

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adjective as in superior

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High temperatures may once again stay below freezing, in the upper 20s to low 30s.

Temperatures tonight reach the low 20s well north to the upper 20s well south.

In the upper two thirds of the oven, there’s still a lot of room to play around.

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Temperatures still struggle to warm much, with highs in the upper 30s.

Those upper-ocean waters held 234 sextillion joules more heat energy in 2020 than the annual average from 1981 to 2010.

Kanye refuses to stomach any rejection, no matter how upper crust.

If only Sulzberger had managed to keep a zipped upper lip while leaving the dirty work to anonymous underlings.

White, upper-middle-class, Ivy-League educated white men, however Great they are, are falling out of power.

When I came to New York after college I was taken with the world of Jewish intellectuals and the Upper West Side.

Sure, the Red Coats had the upper hand in terms of transportation, supplies and training.

“Perhaps you do not speak my language,” she said in Urdu, the tongue most frequently heard in Upper India.

On the upper part of the stem the whorls are very close together, but they are more widely separated at the lower portion.

It is to be remembered, however, that a few of these bacteria may reach the sputum from the upper air-passages.

The upper part of the stem is usually unbranched, but whorls of branches occur towards the base.

The eyebrows were low and thick, the upper lip was sensitive, quivering sometimes as she talked, but the lower was firm and full.

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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to upper, such as: uppermost, high, overhead, top, higher, and loftier.

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