uplifted

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uplifted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of uplift

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uplifted ‎(comparative more uplifted, superlative most uplifted)

  1. Lifted upwards, raised.
    • 1968, National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Alaska Earthquake, The Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 - Volume 5, ISBN 1888729171, page 122:
      To the northeast and northwest of the uplifted area there was a belt of depression, mainly in land areas.
    • 2005, Karen Tate, Sacred Places of Goddess: 108 Destinations, page 34:
      Some of the female figurines depicted women with uplifted arms while others portrayed pregnant females with uplifted arms in the process of giving birth.
  2. (figuratively) Joyous, hopeful or inspired.
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