1. up to now prior to the present time
  2. apathy an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
  3. uptown toward or in the upper part of town
  4. epitome a standard or typical example
  5. autonomy political independence
  6. obtain come into possession of
  7. upthrow a rise of land to a higher elevation
  8. apadana the great hall in ancient Persian palaces
  9. just now only a moment ago
  10. upturn an upward movement or trend as in business activity
  11. Ustinov British actor and playwright (1921-2004)
  12. obtuse of an angle, between 90 and 180 degrees
  13. epithet descriptive word or phrase
  14. abstain refrain from doing, consuming, or partaking in something
  15. ebb down flow back or recede
  16. up to busy or occupied with
  17. piton a metal spike with a hole for a rope
  18. epitaph an inscription in memory of a buried person
  19. upbound heading in any direction that is conventionally up
  20. apathetic showing little or no emotion or animation