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Definition 1: a violent throw - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for hurl in the sense of this definition

(hurl is a kind of ...) the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)

"the catcher made a good throw to second base"

Definition 2: utter with force; utter vehemently - [verb of communication]

Samples where hurl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hurl insults
  • throw accusations at someone

Synonyms for hurl in the sense of this definition

(hurl is a kind of ...) articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise

"She expressed her anger" "He uttered a curse"

Definition 3: throw forcefully - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for hurl in the sense of this definition

(hurl is a kind of ...) propel through the air

"throw a frisbee"

(... is a kind of hurl ) hurl or thrust violently

"He dashed the plate against the wall" "Waves were dashing against the rock"

(... is a kind of hurl ) hurl or throw violently

"The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below"

(... is a kind of hurl ) hurl as if with a sling

(... is a kind of hurl ) hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end

Definition 4: make a thrusting forward movement - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for hurl in the sense of this definition

(hurl is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

(... is a kind of hurl ) move with sudden speed

"His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke"

(... is a kind of hurl ) make a return thrust

"his opponent riposted"

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