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To elevate to a higher place or position
“So I took my time finishing the job, heaved myself upright and turned to face the source of the muttering.”
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To vomit or retch
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“He spent the next few minutes bent in half, but even after his stomach was completely empty he continued to retch and heave but bring nothing up.”
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To throw or launch something in a given direction
“Every day in every way there's enough to make one throw the newspaper across the room, heave a brick at the television set.”
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To utter with effort
“For those who heave a sigh of relief a second shock is only a couple of hours away.”
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To rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically, sometimes violently
“As our shoulders burn and lungs heave with exertion, we slowly get the kayak under control and find the rhythm and intensity required to keep it going in the desired direction.”
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To exert force or pressure on
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To move around or sideways unsteadily
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To expand and contract rhythmically
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Move continuously and rapidly to and fro
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To remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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To rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically, sometimes violently
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To move in a violent and convulsive way
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To throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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To discharge from a job or position
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To be moved by the wind or an air current
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To move or throw swiftly and suddenly
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Fall in a rush
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To kick (something) hard in a specified direction
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An upward motion
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A hard or sudden pull
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A push from below
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An act of throwing
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A sudden flow or flood
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A high place or position
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A convulsive catching of breath
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A strong push
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The breaking of waves on a shore
Interjection
(nautical) Used as a call for coordinated physical effort, as in hoisting
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