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  • throwing something heavy (with great effort)
    • he gave it a mighty heave
    • he was not good at heaving passes
  • the act of raising something
    • he responded with a lift of his eyebrow
    • fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up
  • an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting
    • a bad case of the heaves
  • the act of lifting something with great effort
  • (geology) a horizontal dislocation
  • an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
    • the heaving of waves on a rough sea
  • make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
  • bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat
    • The highway buckled during the heat wave
  • breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
    • The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily
  • move or cause to move in a specified way, direction, or position
    • The vessel hove into sight
  • lift or elevate
  • rise and move, as in waves or billows
    • The army surged forward
  • throw with great effort
  • utter a sound, as with obvious effort
    • She heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do
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