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[n] throwing something heavy (with great effort); "he gave it a mighty heave"; "he was not good at heaving passes"
[n] the act of lifting something with great effort
[n] breathing heavily (as after exertion)
[n] an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling); "the heaving of waves on a rough sea"
[adj] rising and falling alternately as in waves; "the heaving waves in the storm-tossed sea"; "the exhausted dog's heaving chest"


heave, heave, moving, panting

Misc. Definitions

\Heav"ing\, n. A lifting or rising; a swell; a panting or deep sighing. --Addison. --Shak.

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