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HURL, verb transitive

1. To throw with violence; to drive with great force; as, to hurl a stone.

And hurl them headlong to their fleet and main.

2. To utter with vehemence; as, to hurl out vows. [Not in use.]

3. To play at a kind of game.

HURL, noun The act of throwing with violence.

1. Tumult; riot; commotion.