an erect

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  • The instant the words passed her lips she started into an erect position. Cited from The New Magdalen, by Wilkie Collins
  • It consists of several hundred trees, in an erect position, all turned to stone. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V2[Raven Edition]
  • He looked taller than he was because he walked with an erect military carriage.
  • Coming to an erect position again he suddenly became aware of the presence of his niece. Cited from Dialstone Lane, Complete, by W.W. Jacobs
  • Presently youth's need of action brought him half-unconsciously to an erect position. Cited from The Mountebank, by William J. Locke
  • All that he has will he give for an erect demeanor in every company and on each occasion. Cited from Essays, Second Series, by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • This is an erect plant often reaching over half a meter in height.
  • It has an erect stem which may have a few branches or none.
  • When both feet are on the floor, the performer returns to an erect standing position.
  • He was so glad that she could carry it through proudly, with a high hand, an erect head. Cited from Jason, by Justus Miles Forman
  • Anguish heard his friend's figure suddenly shoot to an erect position. Cited from Graustark, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • Push him down in any direction, he always returns of his own accord to an erect position. Cited from Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, by Lafcadio Hearn
  • And after what struggles Man assumed an erect position and looked into the eyes of his mate! Cited from Visionaries, by James Huneker
  • An erect image, in optics, is one that appears right-side up.
  • He raised his head to an erect position, and ran his fingers through his bushy locks. Cited from Ernest Linwood, by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • Holding by Old Jack's mane he pulled himself into an erect position. Cited from The Texan Scouts, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • A common example of an erect image is the image of a person in a standard plane mirror.
  • Various means are used to achieve an erect image.
  • However, the mean of an erect human penis is approximately in length.
  • They are inclined to pull the shoulders forward and make it more difficult to maintain an erect position. Cited from Vitality Supreme, by Bernarr Macfadden
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