Upheaves

Word UPHEAVES
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Definitions and meanings of "Upheaves"

What do we mean by upheaves?

To heave or lift up; raise up or aloft.

To lift or thrust something upward forcefully, or be similarly lifted or thrust upward.

To be lifted up; rise.

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The word "upheaves" in example sentences

One can no more prevent thought from recurring to an idea than one can the sea from returning to the shore: the sailor calls it the tide; the guilty man calls it remorse; God upheaves the soul as he does the ocean. ❋ Unknown (2008)

No southerly tempest smites the bark, no long groundswell upheaves her; for a bold point, known as the “Haven-head,” baffles the storm in the offing, while the bulky rollers of a strong spring-tide, that need no wind to urge them, are broken by the shifting of the shore into a tier of white-frilled steps. ❋ Richard Doddridge (2004)

Oh, ruler of Olympus, all-powerful king of the gods, great Zeus, it is thou whom I first invoke; protect this chorus; and thou too, Posidon, whose dread trident upheaves at the will of thy anger both the bowels of the earth and the salty waves of the ocean. ❋ Unknown (2000)

This deed, this breath dilates to the proportions of Spirit, and upheaves the low roof of Time, which is no sky for the soul. ❋ Various (N/A)

How noiselessly and gently it upheaves its little way, ❋ Margaret Bird Steinmetz (N/A)

But, independently of any abstract reasoning drawn from the nature of moral and intelligent beings, FACTS have been elicited in the discussion of the point before us, proving slavery everywhere (especially Southern slavery, maintained by enlightened Protestants of the nineteenth century) replete with torments and horrors -- the direst form of oppression that upheaves itself before the sun. ❋ American Anti-Slavery Society (N/A)

For a moment the canoe pauses, steadies herself, then dips her head as the stern upheaves, and down we plunge among more rocks than ever. ❋ Arthur Henry Howard Heming (1905)

For I wake in the gray dewy covert, while Hebron upheaves ❋ William Lyon Phelps (1904)

How noiselessly and gently it upheaves its little way ❋ Unknown (1895)

And so, as they cannot talk about it coherently, any more than a lion struck by an arrow can give a learned dissertation on his wound, they act, .. and the heat and fury of their action upheaves dynasties! ❋ Marie Corelli (1889)

Or, if it has been at once your privilege and your terror to witness that grandest sight of nature, a violent storm at sea, have you been impressed by the untiring might of that mysterious agent which impels the raging winds and upheaves the roaring billows? ❋ Unknown (1880)

Nature's untaught children dance in wood and glade, stimulated of leg by the sunshine with which they are soaken top full -- the same quickening emanation that inspires the growing tree and upheaves the hill. ❋ Ambrose Bierce (1878)

For I wake in the grey dewy covert, while Hebron upheaves ❋ Unknown (1874)

No southerly tempest smites the bark, no long groundswell upheaves her; for a bold point, known as the "Haven-head," baffles the storm in the offing, while the bulky rollers of a strong spring-tide, that need no wind to urge them, are broken by the shifting of the shore into a tier of white-frilled steps. ❋ Unknown (1862)

For I wake in the gray dewy covert, while Hebron, upheaves ❋ Robert Browning (1850)

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