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vertical
used in For Whom the Bell Tolls

2 uses
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Definition
oriented straight up and down (90 degrees relative to the floor)
  • The corners of his mouth were wine-stained and his expression did not change, but Robert Jordan watched his eyes narrow, as a cat's pupils close to vertical slits in a strong light.
    Chapter 16 (82% in)
  • Then another staff came behind them blasting with its klaxon and flicking its lights off and on, and each time the lights shone Andres saw the troops, steel-helmeted, their rifles vertical, their machine guns pointed up against the dark sky, etched sharp against the night that they dropped into when the light flicked off.
    Chapter 42 (14% in)

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