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hurl

hurl

 
pronunciation:
huhrl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hurled, hurling, hurls
definition 1: to throw forcefully.
The pitcher hurled the ball toward home plate.In anger, he hurled the vase across the room.
synonyms:
cast, fling, heave, pitch, sling, throw
similar words:
bowl, catapult, chuck, deliver, hurtle, issue, launch, shy, toss
definition 2: to utter with vehemence.
Several onlookers hurled insults at the protesters.
synonyms:
fulminate, sling
similar words:
fling, shoot
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to throw something forcefully.
synonyms:
throw
similar words:
cast, pitch
definition 2: in baseball, to pitch.
synonyms:
pitch
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a forceful throw.
synonyms:
pitch, throw
similar words:
cast, chuck, fling, heave, shy
derivation: hurler (n.)
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