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English definition of “skyward”

skyward

adverb, adjective     /ˈskaɪ.wəd/ US  /-wɚd/ (also skywards)
in the direction of the sky : He raised his eyes slowly skyward.figurative At the news , share prices shot skyward (= suddenly increased a lot).Up and upwardMoving upwards
(Definition of skyward adverbadjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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