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English Dictionary: hurl by the DICT Development Group
4 results for hurl
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hurl
n
  1. a violent throw
    Synonym(s): hurl, cast
v
  1. throw forcefully
    Synonym(s): hurl, hurtle, cast
  2. make a thrusting forward movement
    Synonym(s): lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust
  3. utter with force; utter vehemently; "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone"
    Synonym(s): hurl, throw
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hurl \Hurl\, v. i.
      1. To hurl one's self; to go quickly. [R.]
  
      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}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hurl \Hurl\, n.
      1. The act of hurling or throwing with violence; a cast; a
            fling. --Congreve.
  
      2. Tumult; riot; hurly-burly. [Obs.] --Knolles.
  
      3. (Hat Manuf.) A table on which fiber is stirred and mixed
            by beating with a bowspring.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hurl \Hurl\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hurled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Hurling}.] [OE. hurlen, hourlen; prob. contracted fr. OE.
      hurtlen to hurtle, or probably akin to E. whirl. [root]16.
      See {Hurtle}.]
      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.
  
                     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. --Spenser.
  
      3. [Cf. {Whirl}.] To twist or turn. [bd]Hurled or crooked
            feet.[b8] [Obs.] --Fuller.
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