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adjective as in thrown

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This far-flung and desperate effort, though, needed to proceed even as the Capitol was under siege.

Although now far-flung, the continents were once joined together as a supercontinent Wegener dubbed Pangaea, or “all-Earth.”

For my brother Lindo, back in the ’90s, it meant throwing a fist to protect Mami against our stepfather, only to find himself flung to the streets.

From Time

Three years ago, Iman Haggag was a housewife with two kids and a seemingly far-flung dream

From Eater

Becraft’s technology could make it easier to inoculate people in poorer, far-flung places.

From Ozy

There was even a free-spirited frock made of ropes, which flung about through her ritualistic dance.

The road salt makes a mushy, corrosive paste that is flung universally about the under-and over-sides of every vehicle.

And so it is Asian British women who are flung to the wolves.

They allegedly ran their far-flung, online drug-slinging operation like a buttoned-down business—until it all unraveled.

But the same meme has appeared in such far-flung places as Brunei, Kyrgyzstan (there it is again), Tanzania, and Jamaica.

At the sight, Felipe flung himself on his knees before her; he kissed the aged hands as they lay trembling in her lap.

Beneath its far-flung branches a syce was sitting in front of a finely-proportioned and unusually big Arab horse.

When he was gone, Monsieur de Tressan flung off his wig, and mopped the perspiration from his brow.

And when Lessard flung out that last unthinkable accusation, the explosion came.

He flung himself upon his bed; no definite thought was in him; he was utterly exhausted.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flung, such as: null, launched, pitched, propelled, and tossed.

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