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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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uppercutup‧per‧cut /ˈʌpəkʌt $ -ər-/ noun [countable]  DSa way of hitting someone in which you swing your hand up into their chin
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uppercutI threw two left hooks, one uppercut and a straight right.Tyson landed one punch after the other until a perfect right uppercut almost sent Bruno out of the ring.In the third, Tyson initiated an unanswered barrage with two left hooks and finished it with the right uppercut.
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