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verb as in boost

verb as in elevate

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And with stand-ups, I remember liking George Carlin and Steve Martin.

This sultry ballad about break-ups and make-ups in the City of Angels is haunting stuff.

His ups and downs professionally outside of the World Cup are a vital a part of his story in the book.

Over the years, several MPs have alleged cover-ups or suggested that investigations were shut down by senior security officials.

But of course dude's had his ups and downs—it's been 15 years.

Of course you would have all the riding you wanted, but there are no round-ups worth speaking of on a ranch the size of Lumalitas.

Somewhat on the model of the French va-et-vient is the word li mounto-davalo, the ups and downs.

Children and grown-ups alike are busy making visits to relatives and friends.

The poor girls was hanging to the king and crying; and all of a sudden the doctor ups and turns on them.

Away she went, without further ceremony, and I went back to the ups and downs of earthly life.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ups, such as: jump, raise, rise, ascend, increase, and awake.

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