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throwing

verb
present participle of throw

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1 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
  • threw a life preserver to the drowning man

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2 to cause to fall intentionally or unintentionally
  • the attacker threw his victim to the ground

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throwing

throwing away

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“Throwing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/throwing. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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