One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘an upstanding member of the community’
honest, honourable, upright, respectable, reputable, high-minded, law-abiding, right-minded, worthy, moral, ethical, righteous, decent, good, virtuous, principled, high-principled, of principle, proper, correct, just, noble, incorruptible, anti-corruption, conscientious
2‘a strong breeze caught the upstanding feathered plumes’
upright, erect, vertical, plumb, upended, on end, rearing, straight, straight up and down, perpendicular
on one's feet, standing, in a standing position
flat, lying down, seated
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