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: to cause to fall : overthrow
: to cast off : discard
: to make (a slam dunk) with exceptional force
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depress, drop, lower, throw
lift, pick up, raise
14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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throw/bring into question
throw down the gauntlet
throw/fling/cast caution to the wind
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by force of circumstances
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