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upbear

[uhp-bair] /ʌpˈbɛər/
verb (used with object), upbore, upborne, upbearing.
1.
to bear up; raise aloft; sustain or support.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English upberen. See up-, bear1
Related forms
upbearer, noun
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