[ US /ˈhɛft/ ]
[ UK /hˈɛft/ ]
  1. lift or elevate
  2. test the weight of something by lifting it
  1. the property of being large in mass
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How To Use heft In A Sentence

  • But a surge in thefts of treasured relics from ancient temples and monuments has reached such a level that an agonised debate has begun over bringing back the death penalty.
  • Each is a large openwork steel construction with a two-part structure consisting of a hefty table-height base supporting a second, somewhat larger element, which rises to a level slightly above our heads.
  • His eight wickets came at a hefty price. Times, Sunday Times
  • Police are again urging householders to secure their property after a theft from a house in Kirkwall.
  • Most often, this implies a life on city streets begging, panhandling, petty theft, and using charity and soup kitchens close to the drug source.
  • You got a big hefty looking bloke who looked like he could handle himself in a barney, put him and a bunch of like mates out on the streets at all hours of the day and night as a visible presence.
  • There are hefty charges across the board for one-way rental.
  • After several years of investigations, the Boys Ranch was indicted on criminal Medicaid fraud and grand theft charges last April.
  • I'm going home tomorrow - hefting heavy sound kit that I didn't use, with bags full of chocolate bars and Swiss liqueurs to give as presents.
  • I feared enormous crowds at Chawton paying hefty admission fees to file past animated wax figures.
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