upright

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Positive
upright

Comparative
more upright

Superlative
most upright

This animal is standing upright
  1. A long or flat thing is upright when it is at a right angle to the ground. That means that one end is exactly above the other end.
    There was so much heavy ice on the tree that the whole tree bent down close to the ground, but after the ice melted, the tree went back upright again.

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