upstanding

All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • He was a fine upstanding fellow of six feet or over, well made, and good-looking. Cited from Elder Conklin and Other Stories, by Frank Harris
  • An English girl would not have told him that story in the same frank, upstanding way. Cited from The Mating of Lydia, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Good housewives raised good children who would become upstanding citizens in the community.
  • They were upstanding, and very fine and noble in the lines of the face. Cited from The Path to Rome, by Hilaire Belloc
  • Even the fine upstanding figure before me was no longer sharp enough to be expressive. Cited from No Hero, by E.W. Hornung
  • Paul was raised by an upstanding foster family and has only just recently learned of his true heritage.
  • I know that you come of fine, upstanding stock! Cited from The Enchanted Canyon, by Honore Willsie Morrow
  • Once she also had been a young woman, proud, upstanding. Cited from Triumph of the Egg, by Sherwood Anderson
  • Then I come on a slab of gray stone upstanding about fifteen feet. Cited from Ballads of a Bohemian, by Robert W. Service
  • He believed it was a grand success in turning sailors into harder working, upstanding men.
  • The church is the most completely ruined part of the site, with little in the way of upstanding walls.
  • She was a fine upstanding creature with a strong, almost fierce, face. Cited from The Luck of Thirteen, by Jan Gordon and Cora J. Gordon
  • Rough Brothers stood ready to supply this market with the upstanding excellence it had served all others.
  • There again were three upstanding peaks, much in general outline and height like those across the valley. Cited from Daughter of the Sun, by Jackson Gregory
  • Following the wishes of his upstanding middle-class parents, he took up a respectable career in the German navy.
  • A good figure of a man, clean and upstanding, and with no nonsense about him. Cited from A Maid of the Silver Sea, by John Oxenham
  • A fine upstanding young man, who, once upon a time was very great friends with Miss Lorne. Cited from The Riddle of the Frozen Flame, by Mary E. Hanshew & Thomas W. Hanshew
  • Jim has become an upstanding adventurous young man, attentive to those around him.
  • He's been dead now this many years -- a fine upstanding man he was, and ready with his hands as well as his head. Cited from Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Pt 1,by M. R. James
  • More customers, among them a tall spare man with an upstanding bush of gray hair. Cited from The Tin Soldier, by Temple Bailey
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