heaved

variants or hove
past tense of heave
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as in hoisted
to lift with effort I heaved my duffel bag into the bus's overhead compartment

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as in vomited
to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth heaved as soon as he stepped off the roller coaster

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as in gasped
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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“Heaved.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heaved. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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