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throws

verb
present tense third-person singular of throw

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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throws

noun
plural of throw

Synonyms & Antonyms of throws (Entry 2 of 2)

a risky undertaking
  • a desperate throw, that could jump-start his presidential campaign or end it right there

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“Throws.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/throws. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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