a violent throw
hurl, hurtle, cast(verb)
lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust(verb)
make a thrusting forward movement
utter with force; utter vehemently
"hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone"
A throw, especially a violent throw.
He managed a hurl of 50.3 metres.
The act of vomiting.
The act of hitting the sliotar with the hurley.
To throw (something) with force.
To subject (someone) to negative emotions.
To participate in the sport of hurling.
Pass me the bucket, I've got to hurl.
to send whirling or whizzing through the air; to throw with violence; to drive with great force; as, to hurl a stone or lance
to emit or utter with vehemence or impetuosity; as, to hurl charges or invective
to twist or turn
to hurl one's self; to go quickly
to perform the act of hurling something; to throw something (at another)
to play the game of hurling. See Hurling
the act of hurling or throwing with violence; a cast; a fling
tumult; riot; hurly-burly
a table on which fiber is stirred and mixed by beating with a bowspring
Origin: [OE. hurlen, hourlen; prob. contracted fr. OE. hurtlen to hurtle, or probably akin to E. whirl. 16. See Hurtle.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hurl, v.i. to make a noise by throwing: to move rapidly: to dash with force: to whirl: (Scot.) to convey in a wheeled vehicle.—v.t. to throw with violence: to utter with vehemence.—n. act of hurling, tumult, confusion: (Scot.) conveyance in a wheeled vehicle.—ns. Hurl′er; Hurl′ey, the game of hockey, or the stick used in playing it; Hurl′ing, a game in which a ball is forced through the opponent's goal, hockey; Hurl′y (Scot.), a wheelbarrow; Hurl′y-hack′et, an ill-hung carriage. [Hurtle.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
To send whirling or whizzing through the air; to throw with violence; to drive with great force; as, to hurl a lance, etc.
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The numerical value of hurl in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of hurl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of hurl in a Sentence
It was a grenade. Someone tried to hurl it to the stage where the prime minister was in, i saw some five people injured following the blast.
We’re not actually solving problems when we just hurl insults each other’s way, i think we need a leader who will actually honor citizens by reengaging them in the political process and in their government ….
What you did today truly hurt someone, and you should be ashamed. you didn’t see that he doesn’t understand that flailing, kicking, and trying to hurl himself backward makes it incredibly difficult, painful, and exhausting to carry him.
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- volver, devolver, proyectar, lanzar, tirar, arrojarSpanish
- شلیک کردنPersian
- oksentaa, paiskata, heittääFinnish
- débecter, débecqueter, projeter, lancerFrench
- rimettere, slanciare, lanciare, rigurgitare, vomitare, tirareItalian
- vomitar, arremessar, atirar, vômitoPortuguese
- рыгать, бросать, швырять, швырнуть, блевать, броситьRussian
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