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verb as in weigh

verb as in tote

verb as in heave


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An armada of sand crabs hefting a landlocked ship on their backs.

Hefting it in his hand, and then swinging it about his head, Phil discovered that he had a weapon that would almost fell an ox.

“I brought some stuff,” the goth kid said as he paid for his ticket, hefting two huge duffel bags.

Well, two pounds easily, answered Old Crusty, shutting one eye and hefting his troutship knowingly.

He hitched the horse, and hefting the insensible man in his arms, staggered blindly into the timber.

Instead, he tiptoed out of the elevator hefting his gun, and came up silently behind the pair.

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On this page you'll find 162 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hefting, such as: boost, climb, hoist, pick up, raise, and rise.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.