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hefting

verb
present participle of heft

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1 to lift with effort
  • hefted his growing son onto his shoulders

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2 to move from a lower to a higher place or position
  • heft your baggy gym shorts a little higher—you're showing us more than we care to see

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“Hefting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hefting. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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