Recent Examples of heavenward from the Web
The ancient Byzantine hymns of the Greek Orthodox church are beautiful and solemn, with earthy drones and trembling melodies that rise heavenward.
Twenty people sitting in folding chairs, bundled up against the chill with hats, scarves and blankets, gaze heavenward.
Once planted, the tree stretched heavenward like a gnarled finger.
The sparse action picks up a tad when another elderly local needs one of Theresa’s fatal joints to help him float heavenward.
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HEAVENWARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heavenward for English Language Learners
: toward the sky
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