Definition of Hurled

1. Verb. (past of hurl) ¹



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Definition of Hurled

1. hurl [v] - See also: hurl

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hurled

hurdling
hurdlings
hurds
hurdy-gurdies
hurdy-gurdy
hurdy gurdy
hurkaru
hurkarus
hurkle
hurl
hurl'd
hurlbat
hurlbats
hurlbone
hurlbutite
hurled (current term)
hurler
hurler on the ditch
hurlers
hurley
hurleys
hurlies
hurling
hurlings
hurls
hurlwind
hurlwinds
hurly
hurly-burly
hurly burly

Literary usage of Hurled

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1. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (1883)
"... back from the wheel and said in his usual snarly way— 'hurled ME ACROSS THE HOUSE.' ' Here ! ..."

2. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"Then from his brother's body Numitor The weapon plucked and hurled it, furious, Upon ^Eneas; but it could not strike The hero's self, and grazed along the ..."

3. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds (1889)
"Provoked by his ugly words, I stooped and took up a lump of mud—for it had rained— and hurled it with a quick and unpremeditated movement at his face. ..."

4. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"... the invader will surely be soon hurled from our soil. What President Lincoln came to Grant for is merely conjecture—unquestionably he could not suggest ..."

5. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"... revered through all the world, From its proud height of glory, by traitors to be hurled ? Ko, never—though our blood be shed ! our eagle stoops not so ..."

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