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heft

heft

 
pronunciation:
heft
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: weight or heaviness, esp. as perceived by lifting.
a knife with balance and heft
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hefted, hefting, hefts
definition 1: to judge or estimate the weight of by lifting.
definition 2: to lift up; heave.
similar words:
boost
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derivation: hefter (n.)