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Adjective
Crowded with people
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“Despite not having been able to book, we didn't have long to wait before we were led through the heaving restaurant to a tiny table for two in a far corner.”
Adjective
Moving up and down like waves
Adjective
Vigorously disturbed or agitated, especially by the elements
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Noun
The swell or heave of the sea
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An act or instance of throwing something
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Breathing
Verb
Present participle for to elevate to a higher place or position
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“So I took my time finishing the job, heaved myself upright and turned to face the source of the muttering.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to throw or launch something in a given direction
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“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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Present participle for to utter with effort
“For those who heave a sigh of relief a second shock is only a couple of hours away.”
Verb
Present participle for 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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Present participle for to exert force or pressure on
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Present participle for to move around or sideways unsteadily
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Present participle for to expand and contract rhythmically
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Present participle for move continuously and rapidly to and fro
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Present participle for to remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Present participle for breathe with a whistling or rattling sound in the chest, as a result of obstruction in the air passages
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Present participle for to rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically, sometimes violently
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Present participle for to move in a violent and convulsive way
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Present participle for to throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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Present participle for to surge or roll in billows
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Present participle for to discharge from a job or position
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Present participle for to be moved by the wind or an air current
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Present participle for to make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements
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Present participle for to move or throw swiftly and suddenly
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Present participle for fall in a rush
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Present participle for to kick (something) hard in a specified direction
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