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  Words related to heaving

Related / Similar Words: heave, panting

 

Definition:
  • throwing something heavy (with great effort); "he gave it a mighty heave"; "he was not good at heaving passes";
  • the act of lifting something with great effort;
  • breathing heavily (as after exertion);
  • an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling); "the heaving of waves on a rough sea";
  • rising and falling alternately as in waves; "the heaving waves in the storm-tossed sea"; "the exhausted dog''s heaving chest";

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    Derivational Morphology: heave, heave up, heft, heft up, pant, puff, gasp, billow, surge

     

     
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