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synonyms for upping

  • ascend
  • awake
  • increase
  • jump
  • raise
  • rise
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antonyms for upping

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  • decline
  • decrease
  • descend
  • diminish
  • drop
  • lessen
  • lower
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How to use upping in a sentence

This process was called “swan upping,” corrupted generally into “swan hopping.”
RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN. THE THAMES, FROM SOURCE TO SEA.ANONYMOUS
The young cygnets were marked at the annual festival of “swan-upping,” at which the City magnates used hugely to enjoy themselves.
THE GREAT NORTH ROAD: LONDON TO YORKCHARLES G. HARPER
The stone outside Baldock, marking the thirty-ninth mile is milestone and upping-block as well.
THE GREAT NORTH ROAD: LONDON TO YORKCHARLES G. HARPER
There was no possible chance of upping the ship today—probably not for days to come—or ever, if the case went against them.
PLAGUE SHIPANDRE NORTON
The time-honoured brutality of swan-upping is now mitigated by law, its cruelty being obvious.
THE NATURALIST ON THE THAMESC. J. CORNISH
This is called "swan-upping," and a good time it used to be.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1881, VOL. XXXVARIOUS
Bosches who have really fought for their country do not object to "Hoot-upping."
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 156, MARCH 19, 1919VARIOUS
“You number yourself in an illustrious company by upping your finger and thumb into it,” said he.
RODNEY STONEARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
"You are cut-upping," he gasped, staring with wide eyes—that perceptibly narrowed as he glanced down at the pipes.
WINGS OF THE WINDCREDO HARRIS
Then he sank down upon one of the upping-stocks, snatched a hunk of bread, munched hastily.
THE DEVIL'S GARDENW. B. MAXWELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UPPING

  • addition
  • augmentation
  • boost
  • boosting
  • buildup
  • deepening
  • development
  • elaboration
  • enlargement
  • exaggeration
  • expansion
  • expatiation
  • extension
  • fleshing out
  • heightening
  • intensification
  • magnification
  • padding
  • raising
  • strengthening
  • stretching
  • supplementing
  • upping
  • widening
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