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 for hurl
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hurl \Hurl\, n.
     1. The act of hurling or throwing with violence; a cast; a
        fling. --Congreve.
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     2. Tumult; riot; hurly-burly. [Obs.] --Knolles.
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     3. (Hat Manuf.) A table on which fiber is stirred and mixed
        by beating with a bowspring.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              And hurl'd them headlong to their fleet and main.
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     2. To emit or utter with vehemence or impetuosity; as, to
        hurl charges or invective. --Spenser.
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     3. [Cf. Whirl.] To twist or turn. "Hurled or crooked feet."
        [Obs.] --Fuller.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hurl \Hurl\, v. i.
     1. To hurl one's self; to go quickly. [R.]
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     2. To perform the act of hurling something; to throw
        something (at another).
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              God shall hurl at him and not spare.  --Job xxvii.
                                                    22 (Rev. Ver.
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     3. To play the game of hurling. See Hurling.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a violent throw [syn: hurl, cast]
      v 1: throw forcefully [syn: hurl, hurtle, cast]
      2: make a thrusting forward movement [syn: lunge, hurl,
         hurtle, thrust]
      3: utter with force; utter vehemently; "hurl insults"; "throw
         accusations at someone" [syn: hurl, throw]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  73 Moby Thesaurus words for "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

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