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To aim and to throw - thesaurus

Synonyms

throw

verb

to use your hand to send an object through the air

direct

verb

to aim something at a particular person or thing

aim

noun

your ability to hit something when you throw, kick, or shoot something at it

toss

verb

to throw something somewhere gently or in a slightly careless way

fling

verb

to throw something carelessly or with a lot of force

hurl

verb

to throw something using a lot of force

lob

verb

to throw something so that it goes high into the air

point

verb

to aim an object at someone or something

pitch

verb

to throw something using a lot of force

project

verb

to throw something

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More synonyms

bung

verb

to throw something, often carelessly

cast

verb

literary to throw someone or something somewhere

chuck

verb

informal to throw something

dash

verb

to throw or hit something very violently onto a surface, usually so that it breaks

flip

verb

to throw something with a sudden movement using your fingers and thumb

jettison

verb

to throw goods, equipment, or fuel from a ship or plane in order to make it lighter and less likely to sink or crash

juggle

verb

to keep objects moving through the air by catching them as they fall and throwing them back into the air

let fly

to shoot or throw something

lob

verb

informal to throw something

overarm

adjective

British thrown with your arm moving high above your head

overhand

adjective

mainly American overarm

pelt

verb

to throw objects with force at someone or something

pitch

verb

if an animal or moving object pitches someone somewhere, it throws them there suddenly

scatter

verb

to throw or drop things so that they spread over an area

skim

verb

British to throw a flat stone across the surface of water so that it jumps several times before sinking

skip

verb

American to skim a stone

sling

verb

to throw something somewhere with force or in a careless way

stone

verb

to throw stones at something

toss

noun

the act of throwing something gently or in a slightly careless way

turn on

to direct something at someone or something

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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