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How to use upheave in a sentence

A vigorous stirring is bound to upheave what is searched for, so in due course the Captain dug up a snaffle-bit.
JOHN ERMINE OF THE YELLOWSTONEFREDERIC REMINGTON
In a mighty effort to upheave the foundations of despotism, the people grew mad.
THE GOLD BRICKANN S. STEPHENS
The Archimedian lever found a resting-place in his brain, and sundry of his thoughts seem not inapt to upheave the world.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 4, NO. 2, SEPTEMBER, 1851VARIOUS
Yes; they'll have the all-firedest upheave there, before long, that ever tore a hole in the bottom of the sea.
PHEMIE FROST'S EXPERIENCESANN S. STEPHENS
Immediately the mountains huge appear Emergent, and their broad bare backs upheave Into the clouds, their tops ascend the sky.
TRAVELS IN ENGLAND IN 1782CHARLES P. MORITZ
Then during the night they upheave their backs to relieve themselves of the pressure, and thus shake the walling to a fall.
THE FAIRY-FAITH IN CELTIC COUNTRIESW. Y. EVANS WENTZ
Here the word must have been upheave, the rimes being leave, cleave, bereave.
THE SHAKESPEARE-EXPOSITOR: AN AID TO THE PERFECT UNDERSTANDING OF SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYSTHOMAS KEIGHTLEY
Every upheave seemed to be followed by a downward settling plunge, as though the ship were already on her way to the bottom.
A VELDT VENDETTABERTRAM MITFORD
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WORDS RELATED TO UPHEAVE

  • abetting
  • activating
  • advancing
  • arousing
  • awakening
  • bringing up
  • broaching
  • causing
  • evoking
  • exciting
  • fomenting
  • fostering
  • inciting
  • instigating
  • kindling
  • mooting
  • motivating
  • provoking
  • putting forward
  • resurrecting
  • setting
  • setting on
  • stirring up
  • suggesting
  • whipping up
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