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hurl insults (at someone)

 and throw insults (at someone)
Fig. to direct insults at someone; to say something insulting directly to someone. Anne hurled an insult at Bob that made him very angry. If you two would stop throwing insults, we could have a serious discussion.
See also: hurl, insult

hurl someone or something at someone or something

to throw someone or something at someone or something. The huge man actually hurled me at the tree. Larry hurled his shoe at me.
See also: hurl

hurl someone or something down

to throw or push someone or something downward to the ground. Roger hurled the football down and it bounced away wildly. He hurled down the football in anger. The angry player hurled the ball down.
See also: down, hurl

hurl someone or something into something

to throw someone or something into something. She hurled the little boys into the storm cellar and went back to the house for the dog. Sharon hurled her belongings into the suitcase and jammed it closed.
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hurl someone or something out (of some place)

 and hurl someone or something out
to throw someone or something out of some place. The manager hurled them out of the tavern. The manager hurled out the annoying people.
See also: hurl, out

hurl something around

to throw something, such as words, around carelessly. Don't just go hurling foul words around like they didn't mean anything. You are just hurling around words!
See also: around, hurl

hurl something away (from someone or something)

to throw or push something away from someone or something. She hurled the bricks away from the partially buried child. Hurl away the bricks as fast as you can.
See also: away, hurl


1. in. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. (see also earl.) I think I gotta go hurl.
2. n. vomit. There’s hurl all over the bathroom floor!
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About Hurler Syndrome Hurler syndrome is a rare, hereditary, lysosomal storage disease that arises from a deficiency or absence of the enzyme iduronidase (IDUA), which is needed to break down complex sugars produced by the body.
With an independent league featuring eight teams, the city of more than 600,000 people attracts hurlers the world over.
The company is developing a robust pipeline of innovative therapies for the treatment of neurological complications of lysosomal storage disorders such as Hunter syndrome, Hurler syndrome, metachromatic leukodystrophy and Sanfilippo A syndrome, as well as central nervous system diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
It's great to see the Kilcormac development taking place, great to see Shane Lowry getting involved and all the ex-Offaly hurlers to raise money.
We are looking forward to working hand-in-hand with physicians and the patient community to conduct the Phase 1 study of AGT-181, with the goal of eventually providing a treatment option for currently unaddressed neurological complications of severe Hurler syndrome.
On the team front, Galway would appear to be popular Stateside with the footballers edging out Dublin's hurlers and Sligo's footballers to claim top spot.
The best known and most severe form of MPS I, Hurler syndrome, is a crippling and fatal disease that affects young children.
Hurler of Year in '03 BRIAN HOGAN AGE: 33 JOINED PANEL: 2004 HONOURS: Seven All-Ireland SHC, eight Leinster SHC, six National Leagues.
Podge Collins (22) was one of the stars of the Clare team that won the All-Ireland title last season, winning an All-Star at corner-forward in the process and he was also nominated for the Hurler of the Year award.
Hogan (right) is among the frontrunners for Hurler of the Year after putting in a series of fine displays in the Kilkenny midfield.
Collins won an All-Ireland title last year and a stellar season saw the diminutive Cratloe forward nominated for both the Hurler and Young Hurler of the year awards.
ONE of the most iconic inter-county careers of modern times finally drew to a close last night as Waterford hurler Tony Browne announced his retirement.
The hurlers came to the aid of the footballers last winter and went on strike in protest at the appointment of football boss Teddy Holland.
It would be great if this was our breakthrough year because they're a great bunch of lads who deserve the same type of recognition that the hurlers get.
Brian Cuthbert's footballers were first to exit the Championship when they went down to a shock defeat to Kildare on Saturday night and yesterday Jimmy Barry Murphy's hurlers followed suit.