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noun as in panting

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By then, however, Maryland had no time for anything more meaningful than a failed full-court heave.

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.

Knocked cold, Lakpa collapsed on the rocks, heaving in convulsions, Kodas wrote.

The pilot episode opens with Jacob (Landon Gimenez) waking up, heaving, in a field in a China.

Congress is heaving a sigh of relief over a reported deal to avert a default—but the crisis is nowhere near ended.

A heaving sea of female desire rages around 1D, and Harry in particular.

To see the dinosaur in the flesh—it was so realistic—I could see its fangs heaving, I could see its eyes watering.

She craned forward, the smile gone from her lips, a horror in her eyes, her bosom heaving.

She stood before him with lowered eyelids, her bosom heaving still from the agitation of fear his closeness had aroused in her.

In the midst of its heaving waters he quickly arose flinging his long arms wildly about, and shouting for help with bubbling cry.

Newton made no answer, and Jackson went forward, where the remainder of the crew were heaving up the anchor with the windlass.

Sometimes I catch myself heaving a sigh for the old man that's dead, and saying to myself, "That was a great life yonder."


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heaving, such as: bouncing, bouncy, bulgy, distended, ebbing and flowing, and puffy.

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