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noun as in field hockey

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Take Wexford’s Lee Chin, the midfield powerhouse and former hurling captain whose father is from Malaysia.

From Ozy

As it was, The Affair ended its first season last night with me contemplating hurling my television out of the window.

Islamists stood next to communists waving Palestinian flags and hurling insults at Israeli officials.

Meanwhile, in the town plaza, arch-rival Brazilian and Argentinian fans were busy hurling insults and beer bottles at one another.

The pro-Russian activists rushed inside for shelter, and soon both sides were hurling petrol bombs at each other.

Hurling objects at your boss might not be professional, but neither is sleeping with your devoted secretary.

In front of him the great locomotive snorted up the climbing track, hurling clouds of sparks aloft.

He now fought bravely at the head of his men, cheering them on and hurling hand-grenades at the foe.

Unconscious of the curses that the party were mentally hurling at them, the meddlers' sole purpose was to make "Little Ross" mad.

All the while the cannon are roaring, hurling solid shot and shell into the doomed city.

Here were two new griefs hurling themselves in over the wires all in the same quarter-hour, besides the one I had up my sleeve.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hurling, such as: casting, ejection, expulsion, fling, null, and heave.

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