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 Meanings and Examples of HEAVE
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heave
 v.  cause to move upward or onward by a lifting effort; lift; raise; hoist; throw
Classic Sentence: (85 in 6 pages)
1  He smothered a grin, as from the corner of his eye he saw her bosom heave with silent wrath.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  That business consisted in fetching the Commodore's craft such a thwack, that with all his pumps going he made straight for the nearest port to heave down and repair.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
3  Though truly vivacious, tumultuous, ostentatious little Flask would now and then stamp with impatience; but not one added heave did he thereby give to the negro's lordly chest.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
4  He steered away from it; but the savage craft bore down on him; and soon the voice of Steelkilt hailed him to heave to, or he would run him under water.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
5  Finally, the chest of the doomed soldier began to heave with a strained motion.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 9
6  Presently, the regiment seemed to draw itself up and heave a deep breath.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 18
7  Somehow he seemed to have taken offence at Chichikov's almost joyous exclamation; wherefore the guest hastened to heave a profound sigh, and to observe that he sympathised to the full with his host's misfortunes.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI
8  Tears, the cause of which she herself did not understand, made Natasha's breast heave, and a joyous but oppressive feeling agitated her.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XVIII
9  But as soon as a storm arises and the sea begins to heave and the ship to move, such a delusion is no longer possible.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXV
10  I ordered the chain, which we had begun to heave in, to be paid out again.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II
11  He bowed and sauntered off, leaving her with her bosom heaving with impotent rage and indignation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
12  Aunt Pitty was heaving and sighing on her shoulder and, with small ceremony, Scarlett pushed her over into a corner of the carriage and continued her reading.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
13  They were a ragged and ruffianly appearing crew, mounted on lame and heaving horses which obviously were in too bad condition to be used for more active service.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
14  She opened the door a crack and saw Frank leading a heaving, stumbling horse into the carriage house.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
15  "When I need money I'll borrow it from the bank, thank you," she said coldly, but her breast was heaving with rage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
Example Sentence:
1  The nuts must be planted in ground that does not heave in the spring time when the frost goes out.
2  Watching the weight lifter heave the barbell to shoulder height and then boost it overhead, we marveled at his prodigious strength.
3  So Tom says: "What's the vittles for? Going to feed the dogs?" The nigger kind of smiled around gradually over his face, like when you heave a brickbat in a mud-puddle, and he says: "Yes, Mars Sid, A dog."
4  We heave him onto the platform.
5  He cleared a space, heaving boxes out of the way.
6  They heaved at a large box into the room.
7  I heaved the heavy box up the steps.
8  He heaved himself out of his armchair.
9  The wave heaved the boat on land.
10  Somebody heaved a stone at us.
11  Certainly, they were many and glowing; to let my heart be heaved by the exultant movement, which, while it swelled it in trouble, expanded it with life.