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synonyms for upward mobility

  • advancement
  • climbing the corporate ladder
  • social climbing
  • social mobility
  • status seeking
  • vertical mobility
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Both of the orator's hands swung upward and outward, and he looked intently at the ceiling.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The unsupported pump-rods fell downwards, setting in upward motion the column of water in the plunger-pole pumps.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
As the organist closes his pedal, the indicator key again moves upward into its normal position.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Even Henrietta stopped eating, looked upward at the dusty ceiling, and listened for a repetition of the sound.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Pallid, Sir Lucien Pyne lay by the ebony chair glaring horribly upward.
DOPESAX ROHMER
He attempted to struggle upward, but with a strength borne of excitement, she pushed him and he felled backward upon the bed.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
"That fire's mighty close, an' comin' on the jump," Piegan remarked, with an upward glance.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
There was a tremendous splash, and a small-sized geyser shot upward.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
But in that brief glimpse upward, Black Hood had marked the location of one of the steam pipes.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Still he hung on, drawing himself upward to hook a leg over the very pipe that threatened to boil him alive.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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