Roget category 3052. Words relating to space
› 2.4. Motion
›› 2.4.4. Motion with reference to direction
flight of steps,
flight of stairs —
sky lark —
work one's way up,
start up —
go into orbit —
float up —
bubble up —
climb, clamber, ramp, scramble, escalade†, surmount — shin, shinny, shinney — scale, scale the heights.
[cause to go up] raise, elevate etc. 307.
go aloft, fly aloft — tower, soar, take off — spring up, pop up, jump up, catapult upwards, explode upwards — hover, spire, plane, swim, float, surge — leap etc. 309.
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