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moving or turned towards a higher position
going towards a lower place or level
moving towards a higher level or position
from a lower place to a higher place
moving towards a lower place or position
rising and falling, or from bottom to top
a bouncy surface moves up and down when you walk, jump etc on it
moving to a place that is below something or that is covered by it
from a higher place to the ground
upwards, towards the sky
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
the amount of money that a business makes or loses
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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