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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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