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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishupturnedup‧turned /ˌʌpˈtɜːnd◂ $ -ɜːr-/ adjective [usually before noun]  1 UPpointing or turning upwards He smiled down into her upturned face.2 TURNturned upside down I sat on an upturned box. an upturned boat
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upturnedI sat on an upturned box, feeling the sweat beginning to trickle down my back.Looking at the upturned brim of Flora's panama she decided not to ask.I still remember his upturned face far below.an upturned flowerpotDanny's freckled face and upturned nose was crowned by a shock of bright red hair.an upturned noseFundamentally she is a slightly delinquent page-boy with small buttocks and an upturned nose.Once he saw a great swirling mass of gulls and rooks over a messy area of what seemed upturned soil and rubbish.upturned faceI still remember his upturned face far below.The Collector looked down at the gaunt, upturned faces gathered at the foot of the stairs.No upturned face met his eyes.Jess shivered, looking down at the upturned faces that stared at her with idle curiosity.
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