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English noun: hurl

1. hurl (act) a violent throw


Synonymscast


Broader (hypernym)throw


English verb: hurl

1. hurl (contact) throw forcefully


ExamplesThey hurl the object in the water


Synonymscast, hurtle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)throw


Narrower (hyponym)bowl, catapult, crash, dash, precipitate, sling

2. hurl (motion) make a thrusting forward movement


Synonymshurtle, lunge, thrust


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)dart, riposte

3. hurl (communication) utter with force; utter vehemently


SamplesHurl insults.
Throw accusations at someone.


Synonymsthrow


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize









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