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synonyms for threw off

  • abuse
  • deceive
  • evade
  • get away from
  • give the slip
  • leave behind
  • lose
  • outdistance
  • outrun
  • shake off
  • trick

antonyms for threw off

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  • face
  • meet
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How to use threw off in a sentence

She threw out her arms as if swimming when she walked, beating the tall grass as one strikes out in the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
This was such a ridiculous idea that Davy threw back his head, and laughed long and loud.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
We had new potatoes for dinner, boiled with their skins on, and Liszt threw one at me, and I caught it.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He threw himself on his knees, begging us, in the name of God and all the saints, to spare his life.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Rising at once he bundled up his traps, threw the line of his small hand-sledge over his shoulder, and stepped out for home.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Without waiting for the answer to this last question, Blanche threw herself upon Mrs. Vivian.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
In the next two days he re-wrote the twenty thousand, and on the fifth day he tore it into shreds and threw it to the winds.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
They threw down their weapons with sullen obedience and the first great step towards the re-conquest of India was taken.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He drew himself up, threw back his head, and looked the Parisian fiercely in the eye.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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