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  • s  directed up
    the cards were face upward
    an upward stroke of the pen
  • s  extending or moving toward a higher place
    a general upward movement of fish
  • r  spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position
    the fragments flew upwards
    prices soared upwards
    upwardly mobile
  • r  to a later time
    from childhood upward

  • After standing at unaccustomed ease through the spring and most of the long summer, prices are beginning an upward march.
  • El Al stands for "upward" in Hebrew and is an apt description of the 20-year-old Israeli airline that carries the name.
  • Still, over the past 4 months, demand has driven Dole Japan to increase its banana imports by upward of 25%, and even then supplies could not keep pace with demand.
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  • Jason Mercer in National Post (registration) (blog)
    With more to choose from in the second quarter, many home buyers have been making less-aggressive offers. This has resulted in less upward pressure in the average selling price,said Jason Mercer, senior manager of market analysis for TREB,...
  • President Bush in FOXNews
    Bush said Monday that disruptions to energy supplies are one of his prime concerns, because the hurricane's toll on refineries and pipelines is creating "an upward pressure on price" on already expensive costs at the gasoline pump.

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