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1. uplift

verb. ['ˈʌplɪft'] fill with high spirits; fill with optimism.

Synonyms

  • pick up
  • inebriate
  • lift up
  • shake
  • puff
  • tickle pink
  • excite
  • beatify
  • rejoice
  • stir
  • thrill
  • shake up
  • exalt
  • elate
  • joy
  • stimulate
  • intoxicate

Antonyms

  • plain
  • criticize
  • desensitise
  • desensitize

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Rhymes with Uplift

  • barclift
  • rosneft
  • vandegrift
  • vandergrift

Sentences with uplift


1. Verb, base form
Aim to uplift the group, to give it a more positive perspective on life and business.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Near the town of Marianna in the Florida Panhandle, Florida Caverns is not situated along the Ocala uplift.

Quotes about uplift


1. Many religions now come before us with ingratiating smirks and outspread hands, like an unctuous merchant in a bazaar. They offer consolation and solidarity and uplift, competing as they do in a marketplace. But we have a right to remember how barbarically they behaved when they were strong and were making an offer that people could not refuse.
- Christopher Hitchens

2. It was after I first began to uplift my thoughts a bit that my cravings for junk food started to dissipate. I did not connect the two at that time. First, I simply noticed that I didn’t need to sleep so much. It took a while before I realized that in addition to my improved energy level, there was a direct correlation between chewing on mental garbage and putting garbage in my mouth.
- Holly Mosier

3. The practice of lovingkindness can uplift us & relieve sorrow & unhappiness.
- Allan Lokos, Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living

2. uplift

noun. ['ˈʌplɪft'] (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building).

Synonyms

  • rising
  • ascent
  • rise
  • upthrow
  • upheaval
  • upthrust

Antonyms

  • nondrinker
  • stand still
  • strengthen
  • exhale

3. uplift

noun. ['ˈʌplɪft'] a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts.

Synonyms

  • bandeau
  • bra

Antonyms

  • deteriorate
  • worsen
  • sell

4. uplift

verb. ['ˈʌplɪft'] lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces.

Synonyms

  • go up
  • come up
  • move up
  • rise
  • arise
  • lift

Antonyms

  • sadden
  • complain
  • curse
  • bless

5. uplift

verb. ['ˈʌplɪft'] lift up or elevate.

Antonyms

  • stifle
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