adjective as in doomed
Ronald Reagan might have thrown down the rhetorical gauntlet about a wasteful government bureaucracy.
The Christmas Day box-office gauntlet has certainly been thrown down this year.
Who among us wants $50 billion of our tax dollars thrown down the rat hole of still trying to save GM?
And they that call this people blessed, shall cause them to err: and they that are called blessed, shall be thrown down, headlong.
His conduct has thrown down his power very much, which he never can again recover.
They are as desperate as possible on both sides, and castings and every other article are thrown down to 30 per cent.
Of the temple, it was said, "There shall not be left one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down."
An earthquake extended through several inland provinces of China, by which the gates and walls of cities were thrown down.
On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thrown down, such as: ill-fated, wrecked, bedeviled, bewitched, convicted, and cursed.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.