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directed up

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extending or moving toward a higher place

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spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position

to a later time

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In great curves the monoplane followed upward, higher and higher into the blue.
But few instants were required, when, abruptly shifting the double horizontal rudders forward and astern, he shot upward on the tense and straining plane and out of the pit.
Tiring at last of this diversion, Tarzan took up his way along the corridor which led upward from the jewel-room by a steep incline.
His hand was reaching upward for the stern when I saw a sleek, sinuous body shoot from the depths below.
said Ishmael, bending his look toward the plain; but a low, significant whisper from Abiram drew his eyes quickly upward again, where they were turned just in time to perceive that the cloth of the tent was agitated by a motion very evidently different from the quivering occasioned by the wind.
Ishmael threw his rifle to his shoulder, and at the next moment it was pointed upward at the summit of the rock.
We impute it, therefore, solely to the disease in his own eye and heart that the minister, looking upward to the zenith, beheld there the appearance of an immense letter -- the letter A -- marked out in lines of dull red light.
I was not happy; but, thus far, I had faithfully set the seal upon the Past, and, thinking of her, pointing upward, thought of her as pointing to that sky above me, where, in the mystery to come, I might yet love her with a love unknown on earth, and tell her what the strife had been within me when I loved her here.
I mean that every Point in you -- for you are a Square and will serve the purpose of my illustration -- every Point in you, that is to say in what you call your inside, is to pass upwards through Space in such a way that no Point shall pass through the position previously occupied by any other Point; but each Point shall describe a straight Line of its own.
At my right the cliff rose straight upward for thou-sands of feet.
Here he found a hand-hold, quickly righted himself, and as quickly clambered upward to be revenged upon Tarzan, but the ape-man was otherwise engaged and did not wish to be interrupted.
He began by blowing--by means of his machinery and air-pumps--several large bubbles which he allowed to float upward into the sky, where the sunshine fell upon them and gave them iridescent hues that were most beautiful.
Its discordant clashes sweep upward in one harmonious tone that blends with the music of other worlds--to complete God's orchestra.
Seating himself upon a rock, he laid one hand upon his knee, back upward, and casually looked at it.
Each of its monstrous sides was a wide stairway which rose upward, step above step, narrowing as it went, till it tapered to a point far aloft in the air.