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More than 560,000 Americans have died of covid-19, and the country has seen an upturn in infections in the past week.
U.S. TO SPEND $1.7 BILLION ON FIGHTING VARIANTSTYLER PAGERAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The upturn has alarmed policymakers just as students return to school and offices try to bring back employees who have been working from home.
EUROPE OVERTAKES U.S. AS COVID-19 HOTSPOT AS INFECTIONS SURGEKDUNN6SEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
He was just in time to catch the quick upturn of a passing face.
THE COURAGE OF MARGE O'DOONEJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
In the void Glancing, his tail upturn'd its venomous fork, With sting like scorpion's arm'd.
THE VISION OF HELL, COMPLETEDANTE ALIGHIERI
Straightway the winds upturn the main, and great seas rise; we are tossed asunder over the dreary gulf.
THE AENEID OF VIRGILVIRGIL
This was about twenty feet long, and ended in a little upturn so that a sled would shoot up with a jerk and come down with a bang.
THE CURLYTOPS AND THEIR PLAYMATESHOWARD R. GARIS
There a slant upturn of tight-drawn lids revealed the quintessence of priestly cruelty.
THE MYSTERY OF THE BARRANCAHERMAN WHITAKER
But after a' the Kirk was oor ain mither, and what for should the King misca' or upturn her?
THE MEN OF THE MOSS-HAGSS. R. CROCKETT
I don't believe that any man or clique could bring this thing about unless we were really on the upturn.
THE GRAFTERSFRANCIS LYNDE
They upturn with rapidity and completeness, led by a shameless hog of a rooster.
A WOMAN NAMED SMITHMARIE CONWAY OEMLER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
AUGUST 3, 2021
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implore

WORDS RELATED TO UPTURN

  • bending
  • canting
  • capsizing
  • careening
  • dumping
  • emptying
  • heeling
  • inclining
  • leaning
  • listing
  • overseting
  • overturning
  • pouring
  • reclining
  • shifting
  • slanting
  • sloping
  • spilling
  • tilting
  • topple over
  • toppling
  • turning over
  • unloading
  • upending
  • upsetting
  • upturning
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