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throw

noun

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  1. a risky undertaking a desperate throw, that could jump-start his presidential campaign or end it right there Synonyms adventure, chance, crapshoot, enterprise, flier (also flyer), flutter [chiefly British], speculation, gamble, ventureRelated Words bet, hazard, stake, wager; liberty; dark horse, long shot, playAntonyms sure thing


throw

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of throw

  1. 1 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm threw a life preserver to the drowning man Synonyms cast, catapult, chuck, dash, fire, fling, heave, hurl, hurtle, launch, lob, loft, peg, pelt, pitch, sling, toss Related Words bowl, dart, flip, gun, hook, pass, roll, shoot; buck, eject, impel, precipitate, project, propel, rifle, thrust Phrases let fly

  2. 2 to cause to fall intentionally or unintentionally the attacker threw his victim to the ground Synonyms depress, lower, drop, throw downRelated Words flatten, floor, level; knock down, knock over, strike down, topple; plop, plunk down; bobble, bungle, foozle, fumble; immerse, sink, submergeAntonyms lift, pick up, raise


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