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  • as inbillowy
  • as incast
  • as inpanting

synonyms for heaving

  • bouncing
  • bouncy
  • bulgy
  • distended
  • ebbing and flowing
  • puffy
  • rippling
  • rising
  • rising and falling
  • rolling
  • swelling
  • swirling
  • swollen
  • undulating
  • waving
  • wavy
  • casting
  • ejection
  • expulsion
  • fling
  • heave
  • hurl
  • hurling
  • launching
  • lob
  • pitch
  • pitching
  • projection
  • propulsion
  • shooting
  • sling
  • slinging
  • thrust
  • thrusting
  • toss
  • tossing
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How to use heaving in a sentence

By then, however, Maryland had no time for anything more meaningful than a failed full-court heave.
MARYLAND FALLS AT PURDUE, STRUGGLING AT THE LINE WITH THE GAME ON THE LINEEMILY GIAMBALVODECEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For the second week in a row, Pittsburgh survived a last-snap heave into the end zone by the opposing quarterback that would have won the game.
WHAT TO KNOW FOR NFL WEEK 9: TUA TAGOVAILOA ARRIVES, AND TOM BRADY’S BUCCANEERS TAKE A BEATINGADAM KILGORENOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
She craned forward, the smile gone from her lips, a horror in her eyes, her bosom heaving.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She stood before him with lowered eyelids, her bosom heaving still from the agitation of fear his closeness had aroused in her.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
In the midst of its heaving waters he quickly arose flinging his long arms wildly about, and shouting for help with bubbling cry.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
Newton made no answer, and Jackson went forward, where the remainder of the crew were heaving up the anchor with the windlass.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
Sometimes I catch myself heaving a sigh for the old man that's dead, and saying to myself, "That was a great life yonder."
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
For the whole Pacific Ocean appeared to be heaving out its chest and coming on, eighty feet high.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
Her smile passed while she looked, she caught both hands to her heaving breast and a wild intensity burned suddenly in her eyes.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
She listened with compressed lips and heaving shoulders; and the bitterest drop in her cup was the knowledge that he despised her.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO HEAVING

  • bouncing
  • bouncy
  • bulgy
  • distended
  • ebbing and flowing
  • heaving
  • puffy
  • rippling
  • rising
  • rising and falling
  • rolling
  • swelling
  • swirling
  • swollen
  • undulating
  • waving
  • wavy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.