verb (used with object), up·heaved or up·hove, up·heav·ing.
verb (used without object), up·heaved or up·hove, up·heav·ing.
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Origin of upheave
OTHER WORDS FROM upheaveup·heav·er, noun
Words nearby upheave
Example sentences from the Web for upheave
Here the word must have been upheave, the rimes being leave, cleave, bereave.
In a mighty effort to upheave the foundations of despotism, the people grew mad.The Gold Brick|Ann S. Stephens
The Archimedian lever found a resting-place in his brain, and sundry of his thoughts seem not inapt to upheave the world.
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 Vendetta|Bertram Mitford
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 Countries|W. Y. Evans Wentz