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 for upside
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Upside \Up"side`\, n.
     1. The upper side; the part that is uppermost.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. the benefits; the positive features; -- said of a
        situation or event that has both positive (good) and
        negative (bad) aspects.
     To be upsides with, to be even with. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
        --Sir W. Scott. --T. Hughes.
     Upside down. [Perhaps a corruption of OE. up so down,
        literally, up as down.] With the upper part undermost;
        hence, in confusion; in complete disorder; topsy-turvy.
        [1913 Webster]
              These that have turned the world upside down are
              come hither also.                     --Acts xvii.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the highest or uppermost side of anything; "put your books
           on top of the desk"; "only the top side of the box was
           painted" [syn: top, top side, upper side, upside]

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