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upbear

[uhp-bair]
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verb (used with object), up·bore, up·borne, up·bear·ing.
  1. to bear up; raise aloft; sustain or support.

Origin of upbear

First recorded in 1250–1300, upbear is from the Middle English word upberen. See up-, bear1
Related formsup·bear·er, noun
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