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 Meanings and Examples of UPLIFT
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uplift
 n.  a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts
 v.  lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces
Classic Sentence: (45 in 4 pages)
1  Among these were the Yankee schoolmarms who had come South imbued with the desire to uplift the Negro and the Scallawags who had been born good Democrats but had turned Republican after the surrender.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
2  The aristocracy of Gopher Prairie, even the wives of the rival doctors, took part, and for several days there was community spirit and much uplift.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
3  Everywhere Carol heard that the war was going to bring a basic change in psychology, to purify and uplift everything from marital relations to national politics, and she tried to exult in it.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
4  But whether the sorrow was too vast to be embodied in music, or music too ethereal to uplift a mortal woe, he soon discovered that the Requiem was beyond him just at present.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
5  Some uplift the heavy bier, a melancholy service, and with averted faces in their ancestral fashion hold and thrust in the torch.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SIXTH
6  There remained to her, as she had told him, the uplifting memory of his faith in her; but she had not reached the age when a woman can live on her memories.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
7  There was a general uplifting of heads.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 14
8  Immediately, as if the uplifting of the smoke had been prearranged, the discovered troops burst into a rasping yell, and a hundred flames jetted toward the retreating band.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 20
9  It seemed very certain that something was upholding and uplifting him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
10  Enjolras descried a luminous uplifting beneath the gloomy skirts of the future.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—ENJOLRAS AND HIS LIEUTENANTS
11  I do not believe that a similar amount of money often could be made go so far in uplifting a whole race.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XII.
12  There was an exciting atmosphere about the place that uplifted her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
13  The mate was in the very act of striking, when another hiss stayed his uplifted arm.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
14  If your bitterest foe were walking straight towards you, with dagger uplifted in broad day, you would not be able to see him, any more than if he were stealing upon you from behind.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 74. The Sperm Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
15  For according to King Juba, the military elephants of antiquity often hailed the morning with their trunks uplifted in the profoundest silence.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
Example Sentence:
1  We need a little something to help sometimes, to uplift us and make us feel better.
2  Art was created to uplift the mind and the spirit.