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  ( hurls    3rd person present)   ( hurling    present participle)   ( hurled    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you hurl something, you throw it violently and with a lot of force.  
Groups of angry youths hurled stones at police...      V n prep  
Simon caught the grenade and hurled it back...      V n with adv  
Gangs rioted last night, breaking storefront windows and hurling rocks and bottles.      V n  
2       verb   If you hurl abuse or insults at someone, you shout insults at them aggressively.  
How would you handle being locked in the back of a cab while the driver hurled abuse at you?      V n at n, Also V n  
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cast, chuck     (informal)   fire, fling, heave, launch, let fly, pitch, project, propel, send, shy, sling, throw, toss  

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hurdle, hurtle, hurdler, hourly

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