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Crowded with people
“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.”
Present participle for to move from a lower 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.”
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.”
Present participle for to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
“Every day in every way there's enough to make one throw the newspaper across the room, heave a brick at the television set.”
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.”
Present participle for rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically
“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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