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upstanding




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upstanding
     1. adj. honest; reputable; respectable
           An upstanding merchant will exchange a faulty product.
     2. adj. standing up
           Please be upstanding for His Worship the Mayor.
upstand
     1. v. (intransitive) To stand up; arise; be erect; rise.
     2. n. (construction, plumbing) A section of a roof covering or flashing which turns up against a vertical surface.


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