- (obsolete) stand, Standing or resting on something.
- urgent, Urgent in dwelling upon anything; persistent in urging or maintaining.
- extort, Extorting attention or notice; coercively stare, staring or prominent; vivid; intense.
- (ornithology) Standing on end: specifically said of the hind toe of a bird when its base is inserted so high on the shank that only its tip touches the ground: correlated with incumbent.
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