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To throw or launch something in a given direction
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“You can throw it into the air any which way, and it will recover and land nicely and safely.”
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To disconcert or cause to be confused
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“She thought the question would throw him, but he seemed ready for it and kept his eyes locked on hers.”
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To move (a switch or lever) so as to operate a device
“I just wish there was a switch we could throw to fix this mess.”
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To give or hold (a party)
“They throw an annual Christmas party for dozens of pensioners who live in sheltered housing schemes.”
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To push or force (someone or something) violently and suddenly into a particular physical position or state
“The force throws me forward on to my hands and knees, and I gasp rather than scream.”
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To project or cast (light or shadow) in a particular direction
“In the room, we have two lamps that throw the prettiest patterns on the walls and ceiling.”
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To deliver a shot or punch
“He reminds himself repeatedly about the need to throw more punches.”
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To direct a particular kind of look or facial expression
“Helga would throw a look of revulsion at Don after having her dreams shattered.”
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(informal) To pass or give (something to someone)
Throw me a pen and paper, and I'll throw you the exorcism of my thoughts.”
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To send (usually someone) to the ground
“From that position, the athlete would endeavor to throw his opponent to the ground.”
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(of a horse) To throw or displace from a seat or saddle
“Peering from behind my hands, I watch as the horses fall, or throw their rider, or watch as loose, riderless horses veer across the track.”
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To form (ceramic ware) on a potter's wheel
“I used to throw ceramic pots on the wheel, but have let it go in favor of hand-building.”
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To cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
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To discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage
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To consider as a single group, often without justification
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To push, carry, or send forcibly, hastily, or unceremoniously
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To scatter or sprinkle, typically over a wide area
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To drop or throw something heavily onto or into something else
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To be victorious over
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To immerse or occupy oneself in something
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To lay or spread out
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Hit half-heartedly
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Take by surprise
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Take a dive
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To release from one's grasp or possession
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To grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
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To cause to move with a jerk
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To waste something frivolously
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To give and receive reciprocally
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To put (all of something) towards
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To go or move in an exaggeratedly impatient or angry manner
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To move something to a lower level
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To discharge from a job or position
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To cunningly deceive or outwit
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Refuse to declare valid
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Splash
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To exert or put to use
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To move materials with a shovel
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(tack on) To add or append something to something already existing
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An act of throwing something
“Instead, with her final throw she produced her season's best and held her arms aloft.”
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A piece of fabric used to cover furnishings
“She could easily make the room more charming with some pillows, an afghan throw for the sofa, and curtains.”
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A risky action undertaken with the hope of success
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“For this reason, Ludendorff has been reproached as the arch-gambler who staked the fate of his country upon one desperate throw.”
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(a throw) Used to indicate how much a single item, turn, or attempt costs
“Tickets for the event cost an exorbitant amount a throw, which may be why some people were put off.”
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A large sheet that is draped over furniture to protect it from dust
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The topmost covering of a bed, often functioning as a blanket
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A waterproof cloth spread under a sleeping bag, directly on the ground or inside a tent
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A quick, sharp, sudden movement
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An act of seizing and attempting to stop or throw someone to the ground
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An amount of money spent
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