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noun as in dignity

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Years ago, Domokos had won renown by proving the existence of the Gömböc, a curious three-dimensional shape that swivels into an upright resting position no matter how you push it.

He learned the flute and the upright bass — using fishing line for the strings — from other uncles, and his father taught him to play the tres, a small Cuban guitar.

Store your toothbrush upright in a cool, dry place to prevent bacteria from growing.

These qualities are not only essential for Nordies but anyone who wants to move fast, stay upright, and play outside in unpredictable terrain.

Make sure each can is sitting upright on the canning rack, and keep at least a half an inch of space between each jar.

To live at all, he must run in debt; and to his uprightness debt seemed little less than a crime.

No man was more highly respected for unswerving integrity, and uprightness of purpose, than Robert Banks, of Detroit.

This may have its difficulties at a future day; but I make none, knowing the uprightness of my intentions.

I felt what I owed to the daughter, whose steadfast uprightness was a perfect contrast to the base monoeuvres of the mother.

I have always considered M. de Malesherbes as a man whose uprightness was proof against every temptation.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uprightness, such as: erectness, honesty, honor, integrity, perpendicularity, and verticality.

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