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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
Having the characteristics of a wave
Adjective
Characterized by turbulence, especially of the elements
Adjective
(of a place or atmosphere) Full of life, spirit, energy, or movement
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Noun
A rolling or heaving motion, especially of a body of water
Noun
An act or instance of throwing something
Noun
Breathing
Verb
Present participle for to elevate or lift to a higher place or position
“So I sigh, heave myself up, make my excuses, and go outside again to gaze at the views.”
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Present participle for to pull or yank on something in order to move it
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“Together, they heave the heavy table into the corner of the room.”
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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 news to make one heave a brick at the television set.”
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Present participle for to rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically, sometimes violently
“The waves begin to heave around, lashed to madness by the raging winds.”
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Present participle for to breathe hard or with difficulty
“I could not help but visibly heave after the arduous trek up the hill.”
Verb
Present participle for to gasp or 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 vomit or retch
“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 move or jolt around unsteadily or abruptly
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Present participle for to exert force or pressure on
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Present participle for to move, or cause to move, in a wavelike motion
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Present participle for to expand and contract rhythmically
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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 rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically, sometimes violently
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Present participle for to surge or roll in billows
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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 to discharge from a job or position
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Present participle for to kick (something) hard in a specified direction
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