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upset [1].


Pronunciation: \,[schwa]p-'set\




1 : to worry or make unhappy <The bad news upset us all.>

2 : to make somewhat ill <Pizza upsets my stomach.>

3 : to force or be forced out of the usual position : overturn <Sit down before you upset the canoe.>

4 : to cause confusion in <Rain upset our plans.>

5 : to defeat unexpectedly

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Date:Jan 1, 2009
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