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upright

[′əp‚rīt]
(civil engineering)
A vertical structural member, post, or stake.

upright

1. A vertical piece of timber or stone.
2. A vertical structural member.
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I am the man as is guaranteed, by unimpeachable references, to be a out-and-outer in morals and uprightness of principle.
I owe everything I possess, solely to the disinterestedness, uprightness, tenderness, goodness (there are no words to satisfy me) of Mr and Mrs Boffin.
I do not value chiefly a man's uprightness and benevolence, which are, as it were, his stem and leaves.
Madame Saillard's face, despite its wrinkles, was expressive of obstinacy and severity, narrowness of ideas, an uprightness that might be called quadrangular, a religion without piety, straightforward, candid avarice, and the peace of a quiet conscience.
A senior party leader from Rawalpindi, who did not want to disclose his identity, said those who never stop praising Ch Nisar Ali Khan and his uprightness are now reluctant to talk about him and those dubbing him honour of Potohar region have kept mum.
Does Luo mean intellect, academic success, honesty, principles, justice, uprightness or ethical personality?
Despite the impeachment complaints lodged against her, the group said they have complete confidence that the Chief Justice unwaveringly demonstrated professional excellence and moral uprightness in performing all duties that are incumbent upon her.
Addressing newsmen in Bauchi Sunday, the National Coordinator of the Group, Adamu Hassan, after a meeting with 20 Local Government Areas Coordinators, said that the presidency being the most important office in the country should be occupied by the best brain with uprightness such as Ibrahim Dankwambo who had done it in the civil service, politics and as a Governor of Gombe state.
Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, saying, Its an honor to stand before Your Highness and my words come from the uprightness of my heart.
Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, saying, "It's an honor to stand before Your Highness and my words come from the uprightness of my heart.
Integrity, honesty, uprightness are the virtues of a good judge, stressed CJP Saqib Nisar, adding that the judges should not worry about getting more benefits.
He stressed that integrity, honesty, uprightness were the virtues of a good judge and that the judges should not worry about getting more benefits.