skyward

skyward
sky NOUN (pl. skies) 1) the region of the upper atmosphere seen from the earth. 2) literary heaven; heavenly power.
VERB (skies, skied) informal hit (a ball) high into the air.
the sky is the limit — Cf. ↑the sky is the limit
to the skies — Cf. ↑to the skies
DERIVATIVES skyward adjective & adverb skywards adverb.
ORIGIN Old Norse, 'cloud' .

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