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up•heave



Pronunciation: (up-hēv'), [key]
v., -heaved or -hove, -heav•ing.


v.t.
1. to heave or lift up; raise up or aloft.
2. to force or throw up violently or with much power, as an erupting volcano.
3. to cause a major disturbance or disorder in: The revolution upheaved the government, causing its leaders to flee the country.

v.i.
to rise upward, esp. extensively or powerfully.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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