Synonyms

1. heaves

noun. ['ˈhiːvz'] a chronic emphysema of the horse that causes difficult expiration and heaving of the flanks.

Synonyms

  • animal disease

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Example sentences of the word heaves


1. Noun, plural
In some cases, hydrating yourself can even help get rid of the dry heaves.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
A film of ice and water forms beneath the permafrost, freezes and heaves upward due to pressure.

Quotes containing the word heaves


1. The lake of my mind, unbroken by oars, heaves placidly and soon sinks into an oily somnolence.’ That will be useful.
- Virginia Woolf, The Waves

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