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Upend   Listen
verb
Upend  v. t.  To end up; to set on end, as a cask.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Upend" Quotes from Famous Books



... length and height develops the idea of balance in the chain of items from foreground to distance. A pivotal space then will be found, a neutral ground in the farther stretch from which may be created so much attraction as to upend the foreground, or in the nether reach toward us there may be such attraction as to leave the distance without its weight in the convention of parts. The group with insufficient attraction back of it topples toward us, to be sustained within the harmonious circuit ...
— Pictorial Composition and the Critical Judgment of Pictures • Henry Rankin Poore



Words linked to "Upend" :   pose, lay, position, place, overturn, tump over, set



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