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hurl

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8 in 8 verses (in OT : 8 in 8 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

hurlv. t. [OE. hurlen, hourlen; prob. contracted fr. OE. hurtlen to hurtle, or probably akin to E. whirl. Hurtle.].
  •  To send whirling or whizzing through the air; to throw with violence; to drive with great force; as, to hurl a stone or lance.  [1913 Webster]
    "And hurl'd them headlong to their fleet and main."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To emit or utter with vehemence or impetuosity; as, to hurl charges or invective.  Spenser.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To twist or turn.  Fuller.  [1913 Webster]
hurlv. i. 
  •  To hurl one's self; to go quickly.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To perform the act of hurling something; to throw something (at another).  [1913 Webster]
    "God shall hurl at him and not spare."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To play the game of hurling. See Hurling.  [1913 Webster]
hurln. 
  •  The act of hurling or throwing with violence; a cast; a fling.  Congreve.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Tumult; riot; hurly-burly.  Knolles.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A table on which fiber is stirred and mixed by beating with a bowspring.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

hurl, v. & n.
--v.
1 tr. throw with great force.
2 tr. utter (abuse etc.) vehemently.
3 intr. play hurling.
--n.
1 a forceful throw.
2 the act of hurling.

Etymology
ME, prob. imit., but corresp. in form and partly in sense with LG hurreln

THESAURUS

hurl

bowl, bung, cast, cast at, catapult, change of pace, change-up, chuck, chuck at, chunk, clap, curve, dart, dash, downcurve, fastball, fire, fire at, fling, fling at, flip, fork, forward pass, heave, heave at, hurl against, hurl at, hurtle, incurve, jerk, knuckleball, lance, lateral, lateral pass, launch, let fly, let fly at, lob, outcurve, pass, peg, pelt, pitch, pitchfork, plank, plop, plump, plunk, propel, put, put the shot, screwball, send, serve, service, shot-put, shy, shy at, sinker, slap, slider, sling, sling at, snap, spitball, spitter, throw, throw at, thrust, tilt, toss, toss at, upcurve

ROGET THESAURUS

hurl

Propulsion

VB propel, project, throw, fling, cast, pitch, chuck, toss, jerk, heave, shy, hurl, flirt, fillip, dart, lance, tilt, ejaculate, jaculate, fulminate, bolt, drive, sling, pitchfork, send, send off, let off, fire off, discharge, shoot, launch, release, send forth, let fly, put in orbit, send into orbit, launch into orbit dash, put in motion, set in motion, set agoing, start, give a start, give an impulse to, impel, trundle, expel, carry one off one's legs, put to flight.


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