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hefting

See definition of hefting on Dictionary.com
  • as inlift
  • as inweigh
  • as incarry
  • as intote
  • as inheave

synonyms for hefting

  • boost
  • climb
  • hoist
  • pick up
  • raise
  • rise
  • soar
  • arise
  • aspire
  • disperse
  • dissipate
  • elevate
  • erect
  • heft
  • hike
  • mount
  • rear
  • up
  • upheave
  • uplift
  • upraise
  • bear aloft
  • build up
  • buoy up
  • come up
  • draw up
  • hike up
  • jack up
  • jump up
  • move up
  • put up
  • raise high
  • take up
  • uprear

antonyms for hefting

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  • decrease
  • descend
  • drop
  • fall
  • lessen
  • lower
  • set down
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How to use hefting in a sentence

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.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
“I brought some stuff,” the goth kid said as he paid for his ticket, hefting two huge duffel bags.
MAKERSCORY DOCTOROW
Well, two pounds easily, answered Old Crusty, shutting one eye and hefting his troutship knowingly.
THE ARRIVAL OF JIMPSONRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
He hitched the horse, and hefting the insensible man in his arms, staggered blindly into the timber.
WHEN 'BEAR CAT' WENT DRYCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Instead, he tiptoed out of the elevator hefting his gun, and came up silently behind the pair.
OCCASION FOR DISASTERGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
Hefting his mallet, Daoud watched the first match, also between two teams of fifth-year trainees.
THE SARACEN: LAND OF THE INFIDELROBERT SHEA
He raised it, examining and hefting it with the judgment of an expert.
THE DOWNFALLEMILE ZOLA
"Should think you were," mused the Colonel, hefting the lightened vessel.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 1 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
There was much "hefting" and sometimes weighing of birds on the barn scales.
A BUSY YEAR AT THE OLD SQUIRE'SCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
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