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All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
At the same moment the door was thrown open, and Mrs. Gordon appeared on the threshold with a gentleman behind her.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
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.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The economics of war, therefore, has thrown its lurid light upon the economics of peace.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
A very little crust thrown to the very hungry is always accepted with gratitude.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Ramona had covered the box with white cloth, and the lace altar-cloth thrown over it fell in folds to the floor.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Lessard's high-handed squelching of MacRae had thrown everything out of focus.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
A dot or two, sometimes only one, sometimes as many as five, are thrown in as a rough way of indicating the features.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Upon these fire-eaters de Robeck has hitherto thrown cold water.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
To escape from these horrible theories, the Christians (some of them) have thrown over the doctrines of Hell and the Devil.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THROWN

  • addled
  • agitated
  • anxious
  • beside oneself
  • bothered
  • concerned
  • confused
  • crazed
  • crazy
  • distracted
  • distrait
  • distressed
  • flustered
  • frantic
  • harassed
  • hysterical
  • in a panic
  • like a chicken with its head cut off
  • mad
  • muddled
  • nonplussed
  • nuts
  • out of one's mind
  • overwrought
  • perturbed
  • rattled
  • raving
  • shook up
  • thrown
  • tormented
  • troubled
  • unglued
  • unscrewed
  • unzipped
  • wild
  • worried
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