kept up

  1. kept in good condition
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  • Following his defiance, KSM was subjected to a number of coercive interrogation techniques besides being waterboarded the 183 times: he was kept up for seven and a half days straight while diapered and shackled, and he was told that his kids, who were now being held in American custody, would be killed. The Longest War
  • It must be clear to every reflecting person that by always proposing what he knew could not be honourably acceded to, he kept up the appearance of being a pacificator, while at the same time he ensured to himself the pleasure of carrying on the war. Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon
  • To Slegge's annoyance, he very soon found that if the prestige of the school was to be kept up Glyn and Singh must be in the eleven, for the former in a very short time was acknowledged to be the sharpest bowler in the school, while, from long practice together, Singh was an admirable wicket-keeper -- one who laughed at gloves and pads, was utterly without fear, and had, as Wrench said -- he being a great admirer of a game in which he never had a chance to play -- "a nye like a nork. Glyn Severn's Schooldays
  • In these Puppenspiele (puppet-shows) the comic element largely prevails and is kept up by the comic figure Kasperle, a buffoon or 'Hanswurst' of the same character as the Italian Pulcinella, the progenitor of our The Faust-Legend and Goethe's 'Faust'
  • Both were excellent fund-raisers among the wealthy, and they kept up feminine appearances by favouring Parisian fashions.
  • In spite of the unfavorable weather,the grain output of the farm kept up and even increased a little than last year.
  • Mugglelly-BUggelly has kept up his mishevious streek, 2 until juss resently. ::drool:: - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • When they were forced by the scientists to gain weight, the skinny people still kept up their fidgety ways.
  • Its huge feet and long legs kept up with her easily, its clawed hands were stretched out ready to grab her, scratching against the walls, making a spine shilling noise.
  • The ancient custom of well - dressing is still kept up in many Derbyshire villages.
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