Hurl

Definition of Hurl

v. t.1.To send whirling or whizzing through the air; to throw with violence; to drive with great force; as, to hurl a stone or lance.
[imp. & p. p. Hurled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hurling.]
And hurl'd them headlong to their fleet and main.
- Pope.
2.To emit or utter with vehemence or impetuosity; as, to hurl charges or invective.
3.To twist or turn.
v. i.1.To hurl one's self; to go quickly.
2.To perform the act of hurling something; to throw something (at another).
God shall hurl at him and not spare.
- Job xxvii. 22 (Rev. Ver. ).
3.To play the game of hurling. See Hurling.
n.1.The act of hurling or throwing with violence; a cast; a fling.
2.Tumult; riot; hurly-burly.
3.(Hat Manuf.) A table on which fiber is stirred and mixed by beating with a bowspring.

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bowl, bung, cast at, catapult, change of pace, change-up, chuck, chuck at, chunk, clap, curve, dart, dash, downcurve, fastball, fire, fire at, 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, pitchfork, plank, plop, plump, plunk, put, put the shot, screwball, send, serve, service, shot-put, shy, shy at, sinker, slap, slider, sling, sling at, snap, spitball, spitter, throw at, thrust, tilt, toss at, upcurve
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