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He picked up one of the cylinders and hefted it in the palm of his hand.
SENSE FROM THOUGHT DIVIDEMARK IRVIN CLIFTON
Mike the Angel hefted the heavy stun gun in his right fist, feeling its weight without really noticing it.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
Close by his side lay a little harp, and further off a short spear roughly hefted with an ash-staff.
She looked at the dagger again that had once snuggled to Prince Tearloch's knee, hefted it, caressed it.
THE WIND BLOWETHBRIAN OSWALD DONN-BYRNE
So he grudgingly hefted the burden of the senseless figure and plodded under its weight to the nearest cabin.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Raftery cunningly hefted the nugget and set out the bottles.
THE SNOW-BURNERHENRY OYEN
I hefted her brass-nailed trunk up the hill from their tent myself, and I watched her take out her crucifix.
He turned and 'hefted' the rifle, silently, and then he squinted over the barrel two or three times.
EBEN HOLDENIRVING BACHELLER
He loved the grinding, clashing, and rending sibilants and explosives as Tennyson the tender-hefted liquids.
ROBERT BROWNINGC. H. HERFORD
"It's certainly boss licker," said Groundhog, after he had drunk it, and prudently hefted the canteen to see if it was full.

WORD OF THE DAY

pulchritudinousadjective | [puhl-kri-tood-n-uhs, -tyood- ]SEE DEFINITION