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heaves

verb , present tense third-person singular of heave

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1 to lift with effort
  • I heaved my duffel bag into the bus's overhead compartment
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2 to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • heaved as soon as he stepped off the roller coaster
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3 to move from a lower to a higher place or position
  • heaved the bucket from the bottom of the well
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4 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
  • heaved the brick over the fence
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5 to breathe hard, quickly, or with difficulty
  • by the time he reached the top step of the tower, he was heaving
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