• WordNet 3.6
    • v upheave lift forcefully from beneath
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Upheave To heave or lift up from beneath; to raise.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • upheave To heave or lift up; raise up or aloft.
    • upheave To be lifted up; rise.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Upheave up-hēv′ to heave or lift up
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In literature:

Just such a tilting or upheaval has taken place again and again with the rocks forming our earth-crust.
"Young Folks' Library, Volume XI (of 20)" by Various
But the war came as an earthquake, with the utter upheaval of these firm foundations.
"American Missionary, Volume 43, No. 1, January, 1889" by Various
He began to divine the true cause of this swift upheaval and revolution in her.
"The Summons" by A.E.W. Mason
The great upheaval of 1905 changed his viewpoint.
"Bolshevism" by John Spargo
The upheaved glacial mud hardened into the soil of modern Norfolk.
"Lay Sermons, Addresses and Reviews" by Thomas Henry Huxley
But our civil war was more like an upheaval than like a deluge.
"Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of William H. F. Lee (A Representative from Virginia)" by Various
The march of armies had ceased; but the march of events, accelerated by the great upheaval, moved irresistibly on.
"A Short History of Russia" by Mary Platt Parmele
There was an upheaval going on in his well regulated mind.
"'Way Down East" by Joseph R. Grismer
It was not brought about by a social upheaval, but by an external crisis.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
And the soul of Big Sam upheaved itself.
"Kate Bonnet" by Frank R. Stockton

In poetry:

He has read how good and evil,--
In creation's wild upheaval,--
Warred; while God wrought terrible
At foundations red of Hell.
"Processional" by Madison Julius Cawein
Upheaved in many a billowy mound
The sea-like, naked turf arose,
Where wandering flocks went nibbling round
The mingled graves of friends and foes.
"The Broken Circle" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
O'er the fair woods the sun looks down
Upon the many-twinkling leaves,
And twilight's mellow shades are brown,
Where darkly the green turf upheaves.
"Dirge Over A Nameless Grave" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The timbers creak'd, the rafters sway'd,
And e'en some roofs, upheav'd and torn,
Came crashing to the earth, and laid
Before the view, upon the morn.
"The Pine Tree" by Thomas Frederick Young
Then silence fell, while the upheaving throng,
As sea-waves backward curled,
Left a great path, and down the path there shone
The Light of all the world.
"The Miracle" by Virna Sheard
I know not how, and yet it seems
As in some prank of shifting dreams,
That it was I who died, not he:
And then again, I know not how,
I feel new powers upheave and glow,
And all his life that stirs in me.
"Perfect Union" by Mathilde Blind

In news:

Portraits of the stars and their families, plus scenes of 1960s and '70s upheaval.
Sets panel discussion on June upheaval.
Political upheaval may not bring industry-friendly policies.
For 50 years, presidential photographers have covered it all: upheaval, tragedy, joy — often developing friendships with the presidents they serve.
Pondering NBC's Conan-Jay Upheaval.
Cardinals continue to thrive through all the upheaval.
A great upheaval is occurring in scholarly publishing.
The eventual resolution to the conflicting endeavors was an economic and social upheaval few want to remember – much less repeat.
How can the portable-storage industry cope with the challenges posed by the recent economic upheaval.
The upheavals of a fictional string quartet , starring Mark Ivanir, Christopher Walken, Catherine Keener and Philip Seymour Hoffman.
With all of the recent political upheaval in Arab nations, it is easy to overlook the fact that a single democratic nation in the Middle East has maintained a stable government for decades: Israel.
Here are five workplace lessons we can all learn from the upheaval so far.
Romania Faces Upheaval as Center-Left Wins Vote.
Pop music isn't always exactly aligned with major social upheaval.
Upheaval on the edge of the ice.

In science:

The benefits would range from minor improvements in existing technology to revolutionary upheavals.
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
However, as most will have surmised from this Snowmass workshop, the standard Cosmological model has been in a dramatic state of upheaval in recent years.
Gamma-Ray Summary Report
However, the design never saw the light of day due to a management upheaval.
Explanation and discovery in aerodynamics
There was a large upheaval of processes and standards by the industry to improve the quality of software using structured design techniques.
Exploring Human Factors in Spreadsheet Development
His life, ably recounted in , took him from a small city in White Russia, through his advanced training under the masters of the “Italian school” of algebraic geometry, and to a distinguished career in the United States, the precursor of a tide of emigrant talent fleeing political upheaval in Europe.
Zariski decomposition: a new (old) chapter of linear algebra