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English definition of “hurl”

hurl

verb [T] uk   /hɜːl/ us    /hɝːl/
to throw something with a lot of force, usually in an angry or violent way: In a fit of temper he hurled the book across the room. Youths hurled stones at the soldiers. hurl abuse, insults, etc. at sb to shout insults or rude language at someone angrily: I wasn't going to stand there while he hurled abuse at me!
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