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upheave

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verb up·heave \ˌəp-ˈhēv, (ˌ)ə-ˈpēv\

Definition of upheave

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to heave up :  lift

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to move upward especially with power

up·heav·er noun


Examples of upheave

  1. <exactly how the builders of the pyramids at Giza upheaved such massive blocks of stone remains a mystery>



13th Century

First Known Use of upheave

13th century


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