And make no mistake, this was real thing: heaving, shaking, palpitations.
Knocked cold, Lakpa collapsed on the rocks, heaving in convulsions, Kodas wrote.
There was no heaving cleavage, no dangerously high slits, no bared midriffs.
The first report, and the many that followed it, plunged Joshua into fits of heaving grief.
Like Kosovo, the heaving lifting will involve primarily diplomacy and development and will take years of effort.
At the end of the round, the big man was heaving for breath like a foundered horse.
Then came a heaving, belching from far down in the earth's cavern.
Almost unconsciously he laid his hand upon her heaving shoulder and so stood trembling a little.
With shining eyes and heaving breast Lady Beltham clung to her lover.
Then Garin felt the heaving body rest limply against his own.
Old English hebban "to lift, raise; lift up, exalt" (class VI strong verb; past tense hof, past participle hafen), from Proto-Germanic *hafjan (cf. Old Norse hefja, Dutch heffen, German heben, Gothic hafjan "to lift, raise"), from PIE *kap-yo-, from root *kap- "to grasp" (see capable).
Related to Old English habban "to hold, possess." Intransitive use by c.1200. Meaning "to throw" is from 1590s. Sense of "retch, make an effort to vomit" is first attested c.1600. Related: Heaved; heaving. Nautical heave-ho was a chant in lifting (c.1300, hevelow).
1570s, from heave (v.).
A shelter: Heave. Any shelter used by a policeman to avoid the elements (1950s+ Police)
To vomit; barf (1868+)