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up·right

(ŭprīt)
Colloq. usage for moving a tooth into an erect position.

upright

said of limb joints and bones, especially in the horse. Indicates a lack of angulation in the joint, e.g. upright hock, or slope in a bone, e.g. upright pastern. In horses, often associated with a bumpy ride and a tendency to joint injury and lameness.
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Such unsuitable, indecent and violent scenes push juveniles to become delinquent and harm the brains of children, especially those who lack religious uprightness," Rustom said.
Le Roy said Hedi Annabi was an example of uprightness and abnegation in performing his mission.
Thus, the public perception of unqualified uprightness was marred for all accountants by the acts of a few.
Resting the crux of his convincing rhetoric on "moral integrity and ethical uprightness," he urged, "this must be as much at the centre of any business as in any aspect of life.
The life the shopkeepers made for themselves may well have been restricted, but it was based on solid values of honesty and uprightness, frugality, too, for many of them came from poor backgrounds, as did my father, and were self-made men and women.
He always had an uprightness and a certain independence of mind which comes out in observations that were not entirely politically correct and of course the educational credentials that must have made party members from poor backgrounds uncomfortable.
Associate political sociology professor at Sana'a University, Fuad Al-Salahi, adds that social partnership in fighting corruption is based on five factors: official acknowledgment of such social partnership, simplifying access to information and data concerned with anti-corruption issues, building up social coalitions to fight corruption, spreading awareness about the risks of corruption and consolidating the values of uprightness and the principles of transparency.
3 Courtesy, uprightness and prudence will help you deal with unforseen events.
But structurally the situation was the same: a white, self-consciously Christian party against a more diverse, urban one, with the former inclined to see the election as a contest between the virtues of honor, patriotism, and moral uprightness that its members identify with their own group (and their candidates) and the vices that they project onto the other.
He is held in high regard not just in the US, but across the world, both for his diplomacy and his uprightness.
He said the FPM leader and retired general enjoyed the political qualifications necessary to occupy the top post, which he said were "competence, uprightness, tact and diplomacy".
Lu, Yu and Chen have all) contributed to their countries over time; their fairness and uprightness have won the confidence of the public,'' the release said, adding, ''This office hopes the justice system will process their cases in a just and fair manner and affirm their innocence.