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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building).

Usage examples (38)
  • Noun : Market observers are hoping the upthrust can be sustained
  • Verb (used without object) : Frost caused the ground to upthrust
  • The female developed fearsome upthrust tusks as she matured.
  • Her face was a bit more angular, her chin more defiantly upthrust. for more
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