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Up Vocabulary Words Quiz

Guess these words that either begin or end with "up".
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First submittedFebruary 28, 2012
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Ends with Up
Definition
Word
Small truck
Pickup
Cosmetics
Makeup
Go faster, to a horse
Giddyup
Movie shot of just the actor's face
Closeup
Robbery at gunpoint
Stickup
Holdup
Slang for jail
Lockup
Slow pitch thrown with a fastball motion
Changeup
An apartment reached by stairs,
not an elevator
Walkup
Foot rest for horse-riders
Stirrup
Adult
Grownup
Starts with Up
Definition
Word
Upward current of air
Updraft
To stuff or cover furniture
Upholster
Inspirational
Uplifting
To transfer data to a server
Upload
Unexpected victory of an underdog
Upset
Maintenance
Upkeep
Revolt
Uprising
Repressed, rigid, anxious
Uptight
To pull a plant from the ground
Uproot
One of the Greek letters
Upsilon
To steal the spotlight
Upstage
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Level 44
Oct 27, 2014
2.58 left.
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Level 58
Oct 27, 2014
I've never heard upset used in that context before. Interesting...
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Level 68
Oct 27, 2014
you must not watch a lot of sports. Its perhaps one of the most used words in sports lingo because its universal to all sports
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Level 66
Dec 10, 2016
It's used in elections too... or any kind of contest, really.
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Level 75
Oct 27, 2014
I was thinking of the other sort of 'revolt'.
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Level 50
Oct 27, 2014
Upsilon, hah. I have always know it as ypsilon and I like it better that way.
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Level 82
Oct 27, 2014
upchuck
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Level 67
Sep 15, 2019
@mogysht not to be confused with epsilon ;)
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Level 79
Nov 8, 2019
That's the German spelling ;)
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Level 78
Oct 27, 2014
Upheaval for revolt?
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Level 71
Oct 27, 2014
Unexpected victory of an underdog - Upset. Umm, what??
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Level 68
Oct 27, 2014
If, for example, the Jets were to beat the Denver Broncos, who are heavily favored, that would be an upset. Its a veryyyyyy common sports term.
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Level 91
Oct 27, 2014
Upset. If you don't understand something, you can always look it up.
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Level 66
Dec 10, 2016
How did you insert a link into your post?
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Level 77
Jan 26, 2019
Use html, like this: < a href="insert URL here" >click here!< / a >, except eliminate the space after the "<" in the opening tag and all the spaces in the closing tag.
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Level 65
May 9, 2017
Barnet upset arsenal to win the cup
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Level 54
Oct 27, 2014
upsilon isn't a greek letter... epsilon and ipsilon are though
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Level 93
Dec 17, 2018
do you mean the letter ipsilon which is called a Greek i in French, written as a capital Y in Greek and a u in lowercase and therefore also spelled upsilon?
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Level 60
Oct 27, 2014
could you accept updraught please? That's the more common spelling where I'm from.
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Level ∞
Oct 28, 2014
Okay, that will work now.
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Level 77
Oct 31, 2019
Could upwind not work as well?
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Level 52
Oct 27, 2014
What about "tune up" for maintenance?
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Level 36
Oct 28, 2014
Maintenance is in the 'starts with up' section, though.
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Level 42
Dec 8, 2014
What about "Uprise" for "Revolt"?

"Uprising" would then be "Revolting"

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Level 67
Apr 30, 2015
4:07 left
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Level 56
Sep 4, 2015
What about upheaval or uproar for "Revolt"? Both of those could also work.
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Level 20
Mar 17, 2019
When your dad helps you figure half of them out and yet you have four left 🤦‍♂️
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Level 67
Sep 15, 2019
Upsetting?
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Level 36
Oct 31, 2019
One-up for stealing the spotlight?
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Level 74
Jun 14, 2021
That one starts with up
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Level 75
Nov 8, 2019
I think uprise should count for uprising
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Level 59
Nov 24, 2020
But a revolt is an uprising, not an uprise. However, if you were using it as a verb, uprising could work.