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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishupstandingup‧stand‧ing /ʌpˈstændɪŋ/ adjective formal  1 HONESThonest and responsible upstanding young men and women2 standing upright or pointing upwards3 be upstanding
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upstandingan upstanding citizenA strong breeze caught the upstanding feathered plumes of her hat and blew it off.At the kitchen door, the cat, neck-fur upstanding like the spines of a hedgehog, wailed to be let out.So Gilly was an elder of the church, an upstanding member of the community.She was a fine upstanding middle-aged lady with sharp eyes and a lucid tongue.
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