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catapulting

verb
present participle of catapult

Synonyms of catapulting

to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
  • catapulted a pumpkin into the next yard

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“Catapulting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/catapulting. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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