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erect in Construction topic

erecte‧rect2 /ɪˈrekt/ adjective  1 VERTICALin a straight upright position Martin stood erect on the platform.2 HBHan erect penis or nipple is stiff and bigger than it usually is because a person is sexually excited
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erectThe rabbit looked all around, with its ears erect.The youth was tall, erect, and had disheveled blond hair.The headstones were all erect and orderly.Taking my final leave of the President, I turned toward the door, erect and with a dignified, purposeful bearing.The magistrate sat there, stern and erect, as the charge was read out.The 8-year-olds sat erect at their desks.It has a long snout, erect ears, a shiny brown coat, and a tail thick as a muff.They come in various shapes: erect, for instance, or conical, or rounded or with horizontal, spreading branches.She seems more erect, like a bird.These stems grow erect when submersed, but grow prostrate on marshy terrain.She holds her head erect, with her blonde curls falling down her back.stood erectOn limp legs, I stood erect.All the posts stood erect and unblemished in a dead straight line.The policeman with the moustache stood erect with his hands on his hips.