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Verbs (16)

stick up, stand up
v. defend against attack or criticism; "He stood up for his friend"; "She stuck up for the teacher who was accused of harassing the student"
stand up
v. refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack
stand up, stand
v. be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!"
place upright, stand up, stand
v. put into an upright position; "Can you stand the bookshelf up?"
stand up, get up, uprise, rise, arise
v. rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
hold up, hold water, stand up
v. resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.; "Her shoes won't hold up"; "This theory won't hold water"

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Fuzzynyms (32)

come alive, wake up, waken, wake, awaken, arouse, awake
v. stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
wake up, arouse, rouse, waken, wake, awaken
v. cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
start, begin
v. have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; "The DMZ begins right over the hill"; "The second movement begins after the Allegro"; "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
begin
v. begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language; "She began Russian at an early age"; "We started French in fourth grade"
emerge
v. become known or apparent; "Some nice results emerged from the study"
dawn
v. become light; "It started to dawn, and we had to get up"
strike, hit
v. affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely; "We were hit by really bad weather"; "He was stricken with cancer when he was still a teenager"; "The earthquake struck at midnight"
get hold of, seize, clutch
v. affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
hold on, grasp
v. hold firmly
perch
v. cause to perch or sit; "She perched her hat on her head"
perch, light, alight
v. to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"
stretch out, stretch
v. extend one's body or limbs; "Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours"
seem
v. appear to one's own mind or opinion; "I seem to be misunderstood by everyone"; "I can't seem to learn these Chinese characters"

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Antonyms (8)

sit down, sit
v. be seated
hunker down
v. hold stubbornly to a position; "The wife hunkered down and the husband's resistance began to break down"
lie
v. be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf"
lie
v. be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf"
sit
v. serve in a specific professional capacity; "the priest sat for confession"; "she sat on the jury"
lie down, lie
v. assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"

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