What is another word for heaved?

Pronunciation: [hˈiːvd] (IPA)

"Heaved" refers to a physical act of lifting or throwing something using forceful effort. Other synonyms for "heaved" include "tossed", "chucked", "flung", "cast", "hurled", "propelled", "launched", "pitched", "jerked", "lifted", and "hoisted". All of these words convey a sense of exertion and energy, suggesting someone putting their full strength and weight behind the action. These words can be used in a variety of contexts, from sports and exercise to everyday tasks like moving heavy furniture. Whether you're heaving a medicine ball or heaving a couch to rearrange your living room, choosing the right synonym can help you communicate your efforts more effectively.

Usage examples for Heaved

Betty heaved a deep sigh, and put out her hand and softly touched Peter Junior's trousers.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
She heaved a deep sigh and looked up in her grandfather's face.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
He heaved a great sigh of relief, but still remained upon his knees, quivering and weak.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Heaved

  • Sunrise offered a very beautiful spectacle; the water was quite unruffled, but the motion communicated by the tides was so great that, although there was not a breath of air stirring, the sea heaved slowly with a grand and majestic motion.
    George Grey
  • All morning they watched for the plane which they thought would be looking for them. They cursed war in general and PTs in particular. At about ten o'clock the hulk heaved a moist sigh and turned turtle.
    John Hersey
  • For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast,And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'dAnd the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill,And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still
    George Gordon Byron
  • And what is a good citizen? Simply one who never says, does or thinks anything that is unusual. Schools are maintained in order to bring this uniformity up to the highest possible point. A school is a hopper into which children are heaved while they are still young and tender; therein they are pressed into certain standard shapes and covered from head to heels with official rubber-stamps.
    H. L. Mencken
  • this noblest pile of all—these glorious paintings and this wondrous music, these trumpet words, these solemn thoughts, these daring deeds, they were forged and fashioned amid misery and pain in the sordid squalor of the city garret. There, from their eyries, while the world heaved and throbbed below, the kings of men sent forth their eagle thoughts to wing their flight through the ages. There, where the sunlight streaming through the broken panes fell on rotting boards and crumbling walls; there, from their lofty thrones, those rag-clothed Joves have hurled their thunderbolts and shaken, before now, the earth to its foundations.
    Jerome K. Jerome

Related words: heave-ho, heaved, heaved over the side, heaved up, heaving and straining, heavy load, heaving, heavy work, heave, heaving and straining

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