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adjective as in hurled

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In straight relationships with an age gap, words like ‘gold-digger’ and ‘trophy wife’ get thrown around.

But locals there say any money deposited is thrown into an unlocked cupboard behind the tellers, hardly inspiring confidence.

Since when was the traditional version thrown out for one made of ham?

Victims were put into sacks, speared, and thrown into the Congo River.

“In the case of Ebola, a blood-splattered mattress may need to be thrown away,” he writes in another section.

All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.

At the same moment the door was thrown open, and Mrs. Gordon appeared on the threshold with a gentleman behind her.

Lady Maude sat alone in her room; the white robes upon her, the orthodox veil, meant to shade her fair face thrown back from it.

The economics of war, therefore, has thrown its lurid light upon the economics of peace.

A very little crust thrown to the very hungry is always accepted with gratitude.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thrown, such as: flung, null, launched, pitched, propelled, and tossed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.