Sentence Examples


  • Here the less uplifted blocks are now heavily aggraded with waste from the dissected ranges: the waste takes the form of huge alluvial fans, formed chiefly by occasional boulder-bearing floods from the mountains; each fan heads in a ravine at the mountain base, and becomes laterally confluent with adjacent fans as it stretches several miles forward with decreasing slope and increasing fineness of material.
  • Is not conspicuously uplifted, being plateau, rather than mountain.
  • The tall youth, with a stony look on his face, and rigid and uplifted arm, stood beside Vereshchagin.
  • The principal structural feature is the broad anticline, its axis running north and south, which has brought up the Carboniferous Limestone; this uplifted region is the southern extremity of the Pennine Range.
  • He purified it from the grossly sensual elements of daeva worship, and uplifted the idea of religion to a higher and purer sphere.