hurl


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hurl

1. slang To vomit. Geez, I thought I was going to hurl out on that boat—I felt so seasick!
2. slang Vomit. Ew, there's hurl on the floor. Someone call the janitor!

hurl around

1. Literally, to fling or throw something in a careless or irresponsible manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hurl" and "around." If you keep hurling your tablet around like that, you're going to break it.
2. By extension, to use something, typically words, in a careless or irresponsible manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hurl" and "around." Wow, I can't believe Becky just came into your office and started hurling around accusations like that.
See also: around, hurl

hurl (someone or something) at (someone or something)

To forcefully throw someone or something at someone or something. He can't believe he hurled the ball at your head like that, sheesh!
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hurl away (from someone or something)

To move something away from someone or something by throwing it, usually forcefully. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hurl" and "away." The rescue workers hurled the debris away from the whining dog.
See also: away, hurl, someone

hurl down

To throw something down, usually in a forceful or violent manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hurl" and "down." The coach hurled down his playbook and proceeded to scream at the referee. Amy hurled her doll down before having a tantrum in the middle of the playground.
See also: down, hurl

hurl insults (at one)

To insult one in rapid succession. That bully is constantly hurling insults at the other kids in class.
See also: hurl, insult

hurl (someone or something) into (something)

To throw someone or something, usually forcefully or violently, into something else. The criminal hurled his hostage into the closet and locked the door. We were running so late that I just hurled my books into my backpack and rushed out to the car.
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hurl out (of some place or thing)

To forcefully eject or otherwise remove someone or something from some place or thing. Can be used figuratively or literally. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hurl" and "out." If you keep heckling the comedian, you're going to get hurled out by one of the bouncers. I can't believe she just hurled me out of her life after one argument!
See also: hurl, out, place

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.
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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.
See also: hurl

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

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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HURL, a Joint Venture company of NTPC, IOCL, CIL and FCIL/ HFCL was incorporated in June 2016 to implement the fertilizer revival projects at Gorakhpur, Sindri, and Barauni.
In order to facilitate HURL to set up the fertilizer projects at the three locations, Lease Deeds are to be signed with HURL by FCIL/HFCL.
The Lessee (HURL) would pay a nominal Lease Rent of Rs.1 lakh per annum to the Lessor (FCIL/HFCL).
Diseased cadavers hurled into the city could easily have transmitted plague, as defenders handled the cadavers during disposal.
It was the first long-range weapon that could hurl heavy objects, or the first piece of artillery (from a French word relating to a bow, which was the first long-range weapon).
Normally, children from the age of two months to four years are the ones being hurled.
A petrol bomb was allegedly hurled on the car of the BJP district secretary in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore in the wee hours of March 21.
Earlier on March 7, two petrol bombs were hurled in front of BJP's office in Coimbatore, a day after the party's leader H Raja commented that statues of late Dravidian leader Periyar must be removed from the public places in Tamil Nadu.
According to reports, the youth, who had hurled the shoe, has been taken into custody and is being interrogated.
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