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adjective as in honorable


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If not for upstanding teachers who’ve come forward and wanted to tell the truth, the survivors wouldn’t get justice because San Diego Unified isn’t forthcoming.

Twitter seems to be the most upstanding in terms of privacy of its customers.

Most corrections officers are upstanding and do not directly abuse inmates.

All in all, Bates strikes me as a good upstanding Englishman—the epitome of stiff-upper-lip resolve and restraint.

“I bet every one of those words was a stab directly in the heart,” says the upstanding official who asks not to be named.

Wildstein looks exactly like how an upstanding and non-political Port Authority official later described him.

He's been dead now this many years—a fine upstanding man he was, and ready with his hands as well as his head.

The inner circle of Stonehenge consisted of five upstanding trilithons of which the stones came—by popular repute—from Ireland.

Shortly he was Corporal Ginsburg—a trim upstanding corporal.

Each gentleman looked in his neighbour's face, and then transferred his glance to the upstanding coachman.

The pauldrons are larger and the upstanding neck-guards more pronounced.

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to upstanding, such as: ethical, good, honest, incorruptible, moral, and principled.

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