(Adjectives). Shallow, skin-deep, superficial, shoaly.
Tip, tip-top, crest, crow's nest, eagle's nest, peak, turning-point, pole.
Crown, brow, nib, head, nob, noddle, pate.
Capital, cornice, sconce, architrave, pediment, entablature, frieze.
Roof, ceiling, thatch, tiling, slating, awning, canopy, see Cover 222.
(Adjectives). Top, topmost, uppermost, tip-top, culminating, meridian, capital, head, polar, supreme, crowning.
The bottom, rock - bottom, nadir, foot, sole, toe, root, keel.
(Adjectives). Bottom, undermost, nethermost, fundamental, basic.
Wall, precipice, cliff.
Erection, raising, rearing.
(Verbs). To be vertical, etc., to stand up, to stand on end, to stand erect, to stand upright, to stick up.
To render vertical, to set up, stick up, erect, rear, raise up, cock up, prick up, raise on its legs.
(Adjectives). Vertical, upright, erect, perpendicular, normal, straight, standing up, etc., up on end, bolt upright, rampant.
(Adverbs). Up, vertically, etc., on end, up on end.
Recumbency, lying, lying down, reclination, decumbence, decumbency, supination, resupination, prostration, azimuth.
(Verbs). To be horizontal, recumbent, etc., to lie, recline, lie down, couch, sit down, squat, lie flat, lie prostrate, sprawl, loll.
To render horizontal, etc., to lay, lay down, level, flatten, prostrate, knock down, floor.
(Adjectives). Horizontal, level, plane, flat, even, discoid.
Recumbent, decumbent, lying, prone, supine, couchant, couching, jacent, prostrate, squat, squatting, on one's back, on all fours, on one's hunkers, sitting, reclining.
(Adverbs). Horizontally, etc., on one's back, etc.
A pendant (see 849), pedicel, peduncle, tail, train, flap, skirt, pig-tail, queue, pendulum.
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