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It needed only an exertion of will for the soul to hurl the body ashore as wind drives paper; to waft it kite-fashion to the bank.
He waited until he was old and cold to hurl anathema against the human passions.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The most skilful in this exercise are some species of baboons, which can hurl branches, stones, or hard clods with much dexterity.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
He could fly level now; every unit of force could be used for forward flight to hurl him onward faster and faster into the night.
Again an ague of beauty caught him, and he needed to hurl himself full length upon the mats until the ecstacy was past.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Now our line stiffened, and the very shock of their attack seemed to hurl the Indians back.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
To hurl is to utter objectionable and unreasonable yells, preferably in the dead of night and in lonely places.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
On the very threshold little Hugh struggled in her arms and tried to hurl himself on his mother.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
He had an impulse to break through things, to fling obstacles aside, to hurl down all that intervened; and yet he hesitated.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
A breath, and these sullen, excitable men would hurl themselves upon him.

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION