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Synonyms for heaving

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heave, heavingnoun

    an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)

    "the heaving of waves on a rough sea"

    Synonyms:
    heave, retch, raise, panting, lift

  2. panting, heavingnoun

    breathing heavily (as after exertion)

    Synonyms:
    heave, panting, trousering

  3. heave, heavingnoun

    the act of lifting something with great effort

    Synonyms:
    heave, retch, raise, panting, lift

  4. heave, heavingnoun

    throwing something heavy (with great effort)

    "he gave it a mighty heave"; "he was not good at heaving passes"

    Synonyms:
    heave, retch, raise, panting, lift

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. heavingnoun

    Synonyms:
    panting

  2. heavingnoun

    Synonyms:
    swell, rising, swelling, heave

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "heaving":

    uplift, uprising, heave

How to pronounce heaving?

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How to use heaving in a sentence?

  1. Albert Schweitzer:

    Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me. It is an uncomfortable doctrine which the true ethics whisper into my ear. You are happy, they say; therefore you are called upon to give much.

  2. Albert Schweitzer:

    Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me.

  3. Jane Barter:

    No one knows that at home, in the middle of the night when my family is sleeping, that I ’m up and I ’m dry heaving and I ’m crying and I ’m begging and I ’m just online investigating this whole thing Jane Barter.

  4. National Weather Service:

    We knew then something was happening. Then the rain started swirling, the winds started blowing and the building started heaving.

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