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hurl

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hurl

  1. 1 to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth <that meal was so gross I thought I was going to hurl> Synonyms barf, gag, heave, vomit, puke, retch, spew, spit up, throw up, upchuckRelated Words disgorge, regurgitate; eject, expel; nauseate

  2. 2 to proceed or move quickly <a fighter jet hurled through the sky> Synonyms barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurry, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomRelated Words beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms crawl, creep, poke

  3. 3 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm <hurled snowballs at each other> Synonyms cast, catapult, chuck, dash, fire, fling, heave, throw, hurtle, launch, lob, loft, peg, pelt, pitch, sling, tossRelated Words bowl, dart, flip, gun, hook, pass, roll, shoot; buck, eject, impel, precipitate, project, propel, rifle, thrust




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