upcurl

upcurl

(ʌpˈkɜːl)
vb (tr)
to curl up
References in classic literature ?
As it slunk toward us it presented a most formidable aspect with its upcurled lips baring its mighty fangs.
Raja bared his mighty fangs with upcurled, snarling lips and licked my hand.
When they saw the little Gomangani perched upon his back some of them came forward in curiosity with upcurled lips and snarling mien.
The result of either will be upcurl in the transverse direction, with the edges of the labels pulling away from the application surface.
The tiles are installed with glueless TacTiles connectors, which prevent buckling, upcurl, and rippling, but allow easy replacement.
(15) He labeled these the Flat paraph, the Wavy Top paraph, the Upcurl paraph, and the Long Descender paraph, each of which takes its name from a prominent distinguishing feature (see Figs.
These paraphs tend to have a D-shaped bowl with a flat top stroke, an upcurl bottom stroke, and no descender.
Often the stallion will extend his head and upcurled upper lip when around a mare in heat.
No, 'tis the gradual furnace of the world, In whose hot air our spirits are upcurled Until they crumble, or else grow like steel - Which kills in us the bloom, the youth, the spring - Which leaves the fierce necessity to feel, But takes away the power - this can avail, By drying up our joy in everything, To make our former pleasures all seem stale.
No, 'tis the gradual furnace of the world, In whose hot air our spirits are upcurled Until they crumble, or else grow like steel-- Which kills in us the bloom, the youth, the spring-- Which leaves the fierce necessity to feel, But takes away the power--this can avail, By drying up our joy in everything, To make our former pleasures all seem stale.