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hoists

verb
present tense third-person singular of hoist

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1 to lift with effort
  • dockworkers hoisted all 164 barrels of molasses out of the ship's hold when it arrived in port

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2 to move from a lower to a higher place or position
  • hoisted the flag on the flagpole

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3 to swallow in liquid form
  • I have time to hoist a couple beers before heading home

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hoists

noun
plural of hoist

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hoity-toity

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“Hoists.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hoists. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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