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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adv. - Spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adverb : The birds flew upward. ,His employer wishes to move him upward in the company. ,fourscore and upward. ,They followed the Thames River upward...
  • The inheritance tax proposal was aimed squarely at the core vote, which I define as the upwardly mobile middle classes.
  • I gave the idea of upwardly trickling funds some thought.
  • Haitians in America and Canada are well known as upwardly mobile, entrepreneurial, and hardworking. for more
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