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    1. Big Petey kicked them off and then reached back over his shoulder to lift the guard off his back and launch him through the air

    2. Ackers had turned over every moveable item that he could lift and dumped its contents all over the floor, he had tossed all Johnny’s clothes from the closet, he had even taken apart Johnny’s old computer and made sure that the Chip wasn’t hidden anywhere in that prehistoric machine

    3. I lift him onto my lap and take the book he is flapping in my face … ah, Chicken Licken … I clearly remember reading this to Emma when she was this age …

    4. The Kassikan did not have a floater large enough to lift that crate, he was sure of that

    5. It would have taken a lot longer without the adjustable lift pulleys he had hanging in his shop

    6. That puts a depressing lid on my spirits which even the sunshine cannot lift

    7. For then you will have your delight in the Almighty, and lift up your

    8. ’ He said, leaning against the lift wall

    9. I follow him out of the lift and along a corridor

    10. they will lift you up

    11. Closer investigation later revealed that Bugle Boy’s last worldly act was a failed effort to lift a Boston Cream donut to his mouth

    12. He had blood on the inside of his visor and when he did finally lift his head from the console and look up, his face was half covered in it

    13. The Kid stepped back into the corridor and allowed me to lift my hood up so that I could see the full glory of his bounty

    14. When I was tiny, I’d run towards him and he’d lift me up over his head

    15. If ever one of us awoke with that brooding depression that was never far from the surface smile, the other always seemed to rally round and, with care and light-hearted humour, would lift the mood

    16. If she was Brazilian, the cock of her head and lift of her eyebrow would put her birth about 1000' above Guanabara bay on a steep hillcrest with two armed men outside her door

    17. "It could enable him to lift the shuttlecraft again

    18. “My son, if you receive my words, and store my commands within you, inclining your ear to wisdom, and applying your mind to reason; if you appeal to intelligence, and lift up your voice to reason; if you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures – then will you understand reverence for the Lord, and will discover the knowledge of God; for the Lord gives wisdom, out of His mouth comes knowledge and reason; He has help in store for the upright, He is a shield to those who walk honestly; He guards the paths of justice, and protects the way of His pious ones; then will you understand rectitude and justice, and will keep to every good course; for when wisdom finds a welcome within you, and knowledge becomes a pleasure to you, discretion will watch over you, reason will guard you – saving you from the way of evil men, from men who use perverse speech; who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in ways of darkness; who delight in doing evil, exult in wanton wickedness’ who are crooked in all their ways, and tortuous in their paths – saving you from the wife of another, from the adulteress who plies you with smooth words, who forsakes the companion of her youth, and forgets her pledge to God; for her paths lead down to death, and her tracks descend to the Shades; none who go to her come back again, or reach the paths of life – helping you to walk in the way of good men, and to keep to the paths of the righteous; for the upright will live in the land, and the honest will remain in it; while the wicked will be cut off from the land, and the faithless will be rooted out of it

    19. another’s behalf, I do so with the intent to empower them, lift

    20. ‘Hi, I figured you’d appreciate a lift

    21. but lift the close meshed net from these eyes

    22. Small black eyes lift, twitching, nervy, as a beat box

    23. to lift up with having to take a short run

    24. see the world’s strongest man lift an acorn without breaking into

    25. At the same time lift your arms sideways to shoulder

    26. They called their riders and made ready to lift immediately

    27. lift your eyes and find a small object which you can see clearly

    28. Through my eyelashes I watched him lift a paw and dab my chin then when I groaned he made a tactical retreat across my body to the safety of the folded sheet

    29. When I look up, I see an approaching tractor and my table is directly in its path so I stand, lift the table back a few feet and the driver passes through touching his forehead as he goes

    30. He brought in extra help in the kitchen, and wouldn’t let her lift a thing saying he didn’t want her to strain anything

    31. Alessandra tried the key and we could turn the door handle and hear the latch lift and listen to the tumblers but even with all our pushing and pulling it still wouldn't budge

    32. As Duncan stepped out of the lift the communications officer called to him

    33. The archery range, with bows as large as her; swords lined up on a stand with shields that she doubted she could even lift

    34. He smiles as I lift my head so he can put his arm around my neck

    35. 'What is this?' Vidya said and tried to lift the book with her left hand

    36. She used her fingers to lift the strands of cheese

    37. With every drum beat, with every up lift of note and every harmonised chord it felt as if her skin was being flayed from her bones

    38. “Somebody want to help me lift this cover back into place?” Glayet asked as she grabbed onto the right end of the heavy cast iron cover to the controls of state

    39. He went to the console and tried to lift it off her and in the process something broke lose and slid towards him

    40. There is a door entry system into the main hall leading to stairs and a lift – all very clean

    41. He told us to lift a kerosene

    42. We shall be at the lift within the hour

    43. The lift arrived and they stepped on it with their mounts and took their places

    44. A few minutes later the lift began to rise with a jerk and start on its journey to the top

    45. There were more huge men operating the lift at the top

    46. “We will wait here for the second lift,” Kai and Tarak had their swords drawn; “it would be wiser to have more men in case we run into any trouble

    47. Minister Gordon was called to the bridge and as he stepped from the lift Duncan greeted him warmly

    48. When she was finally able to lift the lid, the light blasted her like a nuclear fireball, its shafts stabbed within the chamber, searing her eyeballs

    49. They’ve had an extension built and Chris can’t lift heavy stuff – did her back in having the kids

    50. 15For then shalt thou lift up thy face without spot; yea, thou shalt be steadfast, and shalt

    1. " Jorma knew that Herndon was pretty excited about his boat because he popped back out the hatch and lifted one of the seat cushions to show him

    2. Isa: 6:1: In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple

    3. 1Sam: 30:4: Then David and the people that were with him lifted up their voice and wept, until they had no more

    4. “Not again,” Henry said as he lifted up the paper and got a napkin, trying in vain to wipe the jam off the paper and succeeding only in smearing it around even more

    5. were being lifted from her shoulders

    6. he's lifted evidence from the station, init? Taken home some confiscated drug money

    7. Cat felt as though she was being lifted

    8. Sammy the Shark was mean to you? He lifted you up, did he? Oh you poor thing now

    9. The car kicked once and lifted at the

    10. Travis lifted his gaze from the shop floor and looked into Theo's eyes with a malice that took even the seasoned investigator by surprise

    11. It was a few seconds before the hand was lifted, but no one spoke

    12. "You cheeky little toe-rag," he lifted me up until our noses met

    13. unto the wall, and lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold a man running alone

    14. Nobody else lifted their eyes, not even the tiniest bit of concern

    15. Much prayer should be lifted up to God in preparing to serve and in the appointing of

    16. Together with the suited American, the two guards lifted and carried me, trussed like a roasting bird, and carefully laid my body in a metal box underneath the flat bed back of the lorry

    17. I grasped the material of my hood and slowly, slowly, lifted it, ever mindful of the mirage

    18. Well this time the dockmaster was mesmerized as Vatreel aimed the rack toward the shoremen's idle ones, then lifted the whole rack as they glided by and stepped with it, matching his walk along the deck to the drift of the river, til the whole row of bales rolled across and lay resting on their rack while the docksman's chins dropped and he walked half the edge of the deck

    19. The car kicked once and lifted at the front end as the tyres fought for grip, and then, amid a sea of spray, she bit hard into the tarmac and hauled her graceful weight forward at an ever increasing rate of knots

    20. people in the stadium watched as the soldiers lifted Son onto their shoulders

    21. Because thine heart is lifted up,

    22. 17 Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty,

    23. He lifted the rattling bag of tricks, wedging the cracked plastic base

    24. as the dragon gave a little run and lifted it self towards the sky

    25. where the grout has lifted,

    26. lifeless body was lifted up by her father, uncles and

    27. She lifted him from the cage and tossed him

    28. lifted on waves of warm air and smoke trails

    29. took a little run and lifted up

    30. But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and said unto them, Ye men of Judæa, and all ye that dwell at Jerusalem, be this known unto you, and hearken to my words: for these are not drunken, as ye suppose, seeing it is but the third hour of the day

    31. He lifted her chin up with his finger and bent his head and kissed her softly on the mouth

    32. They lifted off gracefully, banked to the right, and headed for the mountains

    33. He lifted his head and tried to raise himself, and he then muttered “sorry folks,” and fainted

    34. and so, the voice lifted, became soft, a whisper,

    35. Once she lifted it, there was a moment of hesitation, then a spreading smile on her face and she too was engulfed by that joy of knowing she had found her dragon

    36. As his last syllable lifted the tent flaps and squirmed away from us,

    37. “Have I told you today that I love you woman?’ He lifted her in his arms and laid her on their bed, and began unbuttoning her shirt while caressing her neck

    38. This time he did put his arm around her hips and lifted her up onto his thigh

    39. " She lifted the cup a bit in salutation while taking a taste

    40. Alan caught her and lifted her off by her breasts

    41. He lifted her in the water and lowered her onto himself

    42. ' Grinning, he lifted a finger for emphasis, then rifling a drawer beneath the window at the back he produced a photograph of himself with a priest

    43. Once more the evening lifted and it wasn't long before enchantment came again, pushing away the sourness of the afternoon and for a moment I felt there was only me and Alessandra in the room

    44. he lifted the bulky counter-top yet again to move it back an inch

    45. He lifted the red velvet cloth and unwrapped a three-foot-long brass trishul

    46. Rayne slowly lifted her head and stared into their yellow eyes holding their attention, still keening with them

    47. Then, to my sheer delight she lifted her stubby little palm to her lips and blew me a kiss

    48. Kai ran to Mistress Sera and lifted the chair off of her and threw it across the room

    49. just cried when she lifted a hand to wipe an eye

    50. sleeve and lifted a slice of pizza

    1. The crate was a swollen collection of planks, but framed out with good heavy timbers and fitted with lifting eyes that could have held a long suspension bridge

    2. Or it could be a spare lifting arm for the starship's elevator, what would that be worth?"

    3. She looked entirely capable of lifting

    4. Its shuttlecraft was an early 22nd century design, but known for toughness and lifting power

    5. The shuttlecraft was lifting, she sent Ava another message

    6. I have some recollection of movement during these days, of hands lifting my body and bathing me, of the mattress floating away on a Mediterranean breeze to be replaced by something fresh and clean

    7. In verse eight, Paul, by inspiration, commands that prayers are to be made: "I desire therefore that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and disputing

    8. ‘Andy?’ he asked finally, lifting his head to look at me

    9. He busied himself loosening her boots, lifting one foot at a time to draw them off, all the time casting glances at her face as if measuring and assessing her state of mind

    10. Lifting the duvet with a care

    11. the onset of pins and needles, lifting thin reeds

    12. “Actually, it’s almost healed, see…,” she had sat down and was lifting it to show him

    13. the flaps of the envelopes lifting

    14. The back and shoulders are also strengthened by the slow motion lifting and lowering of the head and shoulders

    15. Over the top of this chant, a group of the Gottesmen sing a countermelody … a paeon of praise, lifting the sadness of the chant and turning it into something more positive … I find my spirit rising, swept along by music

    16. ‘Go!’ I cried, lifting my arm as high as I can

    17. Lifting his head, he looks at Berndt

    18. I’m ready to go," she said and showed him by lifting her leg over his til she was almost on his lap

    19. ‘What are you laughing at, Jo?’ he asked lifting his head from the page and looking at me with that clear vision of his

    20. Half lifting me, he guides me along the corridor

    21. With Ava aboard and Jorma lifting the bow, they were able to lift that enough to get free

    22. Now that the fog is lifting she remembers him there

    23. ‘What on earth have you got in here? Rocks?’ Dave asked five minutes later, lifting the suitcase out of the boot

    24. Between us - Hilary taking over the straining of the vegetables, me prising the Yorkshire puddings out of their beds and Dave lifting the roast potatoes carefully out of the oven, we get the meal served up

    25. On his return, he suggested that Tom could help by lifting potatoes in

    26. recruits,” Briz said warmly, lifting his tankard in salute

    27. Mickey rounded on Chas and retaliated with one of his great fists, lifting the man off his feet and sending him crashing to the floor

    28. ‘You have the girl?’ the witch asked, without lifting

    29. Tania and Poly made a simultaneous grab and leap, a little like lifting horizontal fence planks actually but exponentially quicker, their hands grasped the ends of the pole and they used it as a trapeze to vault over Harry head, never letting loose of the pole

    30. The process repeated itself: Harry holding up a plank, George lifting it into place or nailing on the spot it was held

    31. Lifting the saw above his head and perpendicular to the wall, he slid it through the side of the house as if by magic

    32. She pulled up hair, lifting the spirals

    33. said, removing the stopper and lifting the jar to his lips

    34. Lifting her head, to look up at Jim and Shelly, she whispered, "She was just sleeping

    35. destination with small steps, barely lifting her feet off the ground, scooting along

    36. " she responded, lifting her hair, to allow him access

    37. Bobby pulled the hair on the back of her head, lifting her eyes to the ceiling

    38. Lifting a glass from the nightstand, Beth pressed a straw to her lips, and responded

    39. " He answered lifting her gown to listen to her chest

    40. Lifting his hand from her face, she to become a witness to one of the most loving scene's she’d ever seen

    41. "Isn't that what I've said, all along?" He’d never said I told you so before "But not because I believe that story–" he leaned forward and brushed her hair down, then lifting her face to look down upon her he said, "Because I want you here with me

    42. " he responded lifting her face to look down into her eyes

    43. the throttle, lifting his front tire off the ground and landing it on the hood of the car

    44. Servants often times have strong deliverance ministries, and they are often in positions as worship leaders, lifting up the body through worship

    45. based on what they see without lifting a

    46. his back and sensed a lifting of the gloom

    47. So we thought better of it and lifting it up on our shoulders we marched down the hill and then upwards to the park where many parents and their children were cavorting in the firmer snow

    48. He turned to Alec lifting his visor, then continued, "The one true hero of the Seventh World

    49. "Aye, that one looks mighty dead to me," one of the defenders blurted, lifting his visor to ogle the One Elf

    50. Together -- four of them covered in the blood of their friends and the other constantly lifting a visor past a pair of crossed eyes -- they stood and stared at Alec

    1. The sun is rare in Ireland and usually lifts the spirits when it decides to come out

    2. Menachem introduced me to a world of shabby-chic fitness, and we competed with each other in impossible contests; press-ups and squat-thrusts, star-jumps, stomach crunches, and bicep lifts

    3. lifts a jug of beer and drains it,

    4. For those who desire to improve their appearance, face lifts and other skin treatments has

    5. Traditionally, this has always been accomplished through procedures such as face lifts and

    6. He lifts his head, his expression distraught

    7. where splintered wood lifts

    8. The old man and the dog turned back towards the lifts

    9. 23And in hell he lifts up his eyes, being in torments, and sees Abraham afar off, and

    10. She told them about the Wetat, she told them how they believe it lifts souls thru decay bacteria entangled with higher order condensates in the dark matter

    11. Without a word, he lifts me off my feet and carries me into the bedroom, dumping me unceremoniously on the bed

    12. lights the dark, lifts the soul

    13. As Bex is wheeled away past the main treatment area towards the lifts the urgency and the work rate in the crash room subsides

    14. He lets the bouncer drop his full weight onto his front foot and as the man lifts his trailing leg to make the final step towards his prey, Alex moves

    15. As he walks through the crowd, heading for the lifts and the central stairwell, he reflects on the case of his intended target; Doctor Arbnor Jasari

    16. The lid lifts with relative ease and flips over

    17. up and down lifts, it was 10pm and obvious that they

    18. My heart lifts every

    19. Suddenly she lifts her head up and the other three turn around

    20. he lifts the cat’s tail

    21. No car lifts for cadets with longhaired communist tendencies

    22. Bru did arm curls with the ten-pound dumb-bell, he did his leg lifts, then used the hand-squeezers

    23. The day before; he only did twelve overhead lifts, but that was because he left them until the end of the session

    24. Overhead lifts with fifty pounds

    25. “This place makes me start thinking of face lifts

    26. “You could have hangars below decks, with one of those fancy electric lifts like they use in hotels

    27. They shook hands and walked over to a wall of lifts

    28. Steve entered a security card at one of the lifts, and they headed down to basement level two

    29. Nana slowly lifts her head up from her cup and looks directly at Philip, "Yes illegitimate, but illegitimate abandoned children of the Duke of Edinburgh

    30. ” Then without haste Kid Mojo dove to the hardwood rink floor and began revolving into hydraulic pennies (where your body lifts completely off the ground, about a good 2 or 3 inches, while you’re nutcracker-wind milling around

    31. and in the morning lifts a cover

    32. Four lifts a shoulder

    33. Four lifts his hand and keeps walking

    34. She puts her toe on the ledge as she lifts her other leg over

    35. Four’s eyes are still on mine when he lifts his hand, pulls his elbow back, and throws the knife

    36. I feel a thrill in my stomach when I see the line of skin that shows above his belt as he lifts his hand to dry his hair and force my eyes up to his face

    37. Some of the weight on my chest lifts now that he isn’t touching me

    38. He lifts his head and slips his fingers through my hair, tucking it behind my ear

    39. He lifts a shoulder

    40. A weight in my chest lifts

    41. When she lifts her arm, I see the corner of a tattoo under her armpit

    42. My father comes to me, lifts my arm across his shoulders, and helps me across the room

    43. Wind rushes up the side of the building and lifts my shirt from my skin

    44. Why doesn’t he shoot me? His heart pounds against my palm, and my own heart lifts

    45. His arm wraps around me and he lifts me up, holding me against him, his hands clutching at my back

    46. Johanna lifts her hands and bows her head

    47. One of the Amity grabs me by the arms and half lifts, half pulls me away from Peter

    48. The Erudite woman lifts a small gun, points it at a man in a yellow shirt in front of me

    49. One in front of me is spacing out in my direction, but then he lifts his head and starts down the hallway again, away from me

    50. He lifts his gun and fires

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    Synonyms for "lift"

    heave lift raise airlift cosmetic surgery face lift face lifting facelift nip and tuck rhytidectomy rhytidoplasty elevator ski lift ski tow rise elevation raising aerodynamic lift face-lift elevate annul countermand overturn repeal rescind reverse revoke vacate hoist wind arise come up go up move up uprise bring up get up abstract cabbage filch hook nobble pilfer pinch purloin snarf sneak swipe rustle plagiarise plagiarize rear uplift exalt pick up hold up steal appropriate cop recall dismantle

    "lift" definitions

    the act of giving temporary assistance

    the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity

    the event of something being raised upward

    a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground

    a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill

    a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg

    one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot

    lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building

    plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised

    transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

    a ride in a car

    the act of raising something

    raise from a lower to a higher position

    take hold of something and move it to a different location

    move upwards

    move upward

    make audible

    cancel officially

    make off with belongings of others

    raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

    invigorate or heighten

    raise in rank or condition

    take off or away by decreasing

    rise up

    pay off (a mortgage)

    take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property

    take illegally

    fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means

    take (root crops) out of the ground

    call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs

    rise upward, as from pressure or moisture

    put an end to

    remove (hair) by scalping

    remove from a seedbed or from a nursery

    remove from a surface

    perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face