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upheave

[uhp-heev] /ʌpˈhiv/
verb (used with object), upheaved or uphove, upheaving.
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.
verb (used without object), upheaved or uphove, upheaving.
4.
to rise upward, especially extensively or powerfully.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English upheven. See up-, heave
Related forms
upheaver, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for up-heave

upheave

/ʌpˈhiːv/
verb -heaves, -heaving, -heaved, -hove
1.
to heave or rise upwards
2.
(geology) to thrust (land) upwards or (of land) to be thrust upwards
3.
(transitive) to disturb violently; throw into disorder
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