Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun upthrust

1 sense of upthrust

Sense 1
upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust -- ((geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building))
       => rise, rising, ascent, ascension -- (a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon")

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