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catapulted

[ kat-uh-puhlt, -poolt ]SEE DEFINITION OF catapulted
  • as inlaunch
  • as inshoot
  • as inskyrocket
  • as insling
  • as inthrow
  • as inbombard
  • as infling

Synonyms for catapulted

  • fire
  • barrage
  • bombard
  • bung
  • cast
  • catapult
  • discharge
  • dispatch
  • drive
  • eject
  • fling
  • heave
  • hurl
  • lance
  • pitch
  • project
  • propel
  • shoot
  • sling
  • throw
  • toss
  • send forth
  • set afloat
  • set in motion
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Antonyms for catapulted

  • catch
  • hold
  • keep
  • receive
  • cease
  • end
  • finish
  • stop
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CATAPULTED

The word was catapulted from him as though by a muscular convulsion.

From frozen mobility Lig-magte had catapulted into headlong attack.

Both men went up into their saddles as if catapulted from the earth.

Then the door opened and Harry was catapulted out into the lobby.

The Indian was catapulted from his saddle with arms pinioned to his aide.

A wiry little steer, red and white, shot into the field as if catapulted.

Their superscience had catapulted him past the war years into the future.

Without warning he was catapulted from his feet by the impact of a heavy body.

He catapulted into Burckhardt and sent him sprawling, the gun flying free.

Dave catapulted into him head first and the two went down together.

WORD ORIGIN

1848, "to throw with a catapult," from catapult (n.). Intransitive sense by 1928. Related: Catapulted; catapulting.