upheave: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (up-hēv'), [key]
— v., -heaved -hove, -heav•ing.
- to heave or lift up; raise up or aloft.
- to force or throw up violently or with much power, as an erupting volcano.
- to cause a major disturbance or disorder in: The revolution upheaved the government, causing its leaders to flee the country.
- to rise upward, esp. extensively or powerfully.
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