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  • verbpropel something through the air
  • verbconfuse

synonyms for throwing

  • bunt
  • deliver
  • drive
  • fire
  • fling
  • flip
  • force
  • heave
  • hurl
  • lift
  • lob
  • pitch
  • push
  • put
  • send
  • shove
  • start
  • thrust
  • bandy
  • barrage
  • bombard
  • buck
  • butt
  • cant
  • cast
  • catapult
  • chuck
  • dash
  • discharge
  • dislodge
  • fell
  • flick
  • floor
  • impel
  • lapidate
  • launch
  • overturn
  • overwhelm
  • peg
  • pellet
  • pelt
  • pepper
  • precipitate
  • project
  • scatter
  • shower
  • shy
  • sling
  • splatter
  • spray
  • sprinkle
  • stone
  • strew
  • toss
  • tumble
  • unhorse
  • unseat
  • upset
  • volley
  • waft
  • fling off
  • let fly
  • let go
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antonyms for throwing

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  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • pull
  • receive
  • repress
  • stop
  • collect
  • gather
  • hold
  • keep
  • slow
  • catch
  • explain
  • help
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How to use throwing in a sentence

At present she is throwing her whole weight upon my wrist, which I hope will get limber under it!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Every nation of Europe was throwing open its armoury, and preparing its weapons for the field.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
"Well, it isn't easy to explain," said Mr. Pontellier, throwing himself back in his chair.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Throwing the tea into the harbor raised a sharp sense of resentment in the minds of Britons.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
This last spear is propelled by a throwing-stick, which was also found lying by it.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
I sat up night after night to keep her from throwing herself out of the window; at times she seemed to be quite off her head.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Also they have unlimited supplies of bombs, each soldier carrying them, and they are not half bad at throwing them.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Some of these throwing-sticks, or mearas, were three inches broad and two feet six inches long.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Susy, who had been awake, had heard the alarm and drawn the bolt so as to give time for hastily throwing on a few garments.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
It was the same noble-looking man Calne had ever known, as he went down the road, throwing a greeting to one and another.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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