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hurl

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1 to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • That meal was so gross I thought I was going to hurl.
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lose one's lunch [slang], toss one's cookies

2 to proceed or move quickly
  • A fighter jet hurled through the sky.
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beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it

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3 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
  • hurled snowballs at each other
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let fly

Synonym Discussion of hurl

throw, cast, toss, fling, hurl, pitch, sling mean to cause to move swiftly through space by a propulsive movement or a propelling force. throw is general and interchangeable with the other terms but may specifically imply a distinctive motion with bent arm.
    • can throw a fastball and a curve
cast usually implies lightness in the thing thrown and sometimes a scattering.
    • cast it to the winds
toss suggests a light or careless or aimless throwing and may imply an upward motion.
    • tossed the coat on the bed
fling stresses a violent throwing.
    • flung the ring back in his face
hurl implies power as in throwing a massive weight.
    • hurled himself at the intruder
pitch suggests throwing carefully at a target.
    • pitch horseshoes
sling stresses either the use of whirling momentum in throwing or directness of aim.
    • slung the bag over his shoulder


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