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lob (something) at

1. To hurl or toss something at someone or something, especially in a long, high arc. He started lobbing snowballs at the kids across the street. Stop lobbing dirt at our neighbors' house!
2. To attack, question, or criticize someone verbally. The reporter started lobbing questions at the CEO about his alleged ties to organized crime. A heckler in the audience kept lobbing insults at the comic for most of his routine.
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lob something at someone or something

to throw or toss something at someone or something. Who lobbed this thing at me? They lobbed a stone at the cat, but that only made it mad.
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Summary: Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] Apr 17, (ANI): A Under-barrel Grenade launcher (UBGL) grenade was lobbed at a CRPF camp at Tral, Pulwama by unknown terrorists on Wednesday.
The grenade, which failed to explode, was lobbed at the shop owned by Mangal Mahato, a non-local trader.
The Maguindanao Provincial Police Office said another grenade was lobbed at about 12:45 a.m.
Firecrackers were lobbed at them after the game and supporter Aaron Want was attacked with an iron bar.
Terrorists lobbed a grenade in Mominabad-Batamaloo, less than an hour after a grenade was lobbed at Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Magarmal Bagh area.
Prior to that, a grenade was lobbed at a CRPF deployment at Badshah Bridge in Srinagar, injuring one jawan.
Jackilou Pili told authorities that she spotted Hinog holding a grenade which he lobbed at her gate.
Terrorists lobbed a grenade in Mominabad-Batamaloo here, less than an hour after a grenade was lobbed at Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Magarmal Bagh area.
The second attack was reported when a grenade was lobbed at a CRPF deployment at Badshah Bridge in Srinagar, injuring one jawan.
The grenade was lobbed at three CRPF personnel from the aforementioned Battalion in Chinkral Mohalla area of Fateh Kadal while they were patrolling on foot.
Summary: Imphal [India], May 08 (ANI): A jawan of Assam Rifles on Tuesday was injured as two grenades were lobbed at the office of the military unit in Manipur's capital city, Imphal, by unidentified men on Tuesday.
Lakhimpur Police said the grenades were lobbed at Jail Road, Court Road and Chouldhuwa areas of the town over a period of 30-minutes.