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abject humble; miserable; craven (verb, obs.) to throw out, cast away
abjectly (Adv.) ABJECT, humble, miserable.
bazz to throw (as a stone).
bepelt (Arch.) to pelt roundly.
betoss (Shakesp.) to agitate.
cast to throw with force ) CASTED or (Scots.) COOST.
castable capable of being cast.
chuck a gentle touch under the chin; (verb) to throw.
chucker a person who throws something.
conject to throw together, or to throw.
defenestrate to throw out of a window.
despumate to throw off impurities in foam or scum.
ding to dash; to throw violently.
disarray to throw into disorder.
disemploy to throw out of employment.
downthrow a state of being thrown down.
egest to discharge, excrete.
elance (Fr.) to throw as a lance.
fling to throw with force.
flinger one who flings; one who jeers.
flip flippant (verb) to throw with a brisk motion
flump (Coll.) to throw heavily; to fall with a thud.
flung (PaP.) FLING, to throw with force.
fluster confused agitation (verb) to put into a state of nervous confusion
flusteredly (Adv.) FLUSTERED.
hainch (Scots) to haunch, throw with an underhand movement.
haunch the expansion of the body at and near the pelvis; (verb) to throw with an underhand movement.
hurl to throw with great force.
hurler one who hurls.
jaculate to throw or cast, as a dart.
jaculation the act of throwing or hurling.
jaculator one who throws or casts.
jaculatory throwing out suddenly.
kest (Obs.) to cast.
lanch to throw, as a lance; to let fly.
lob to throw gently.
lobber one who lobs.
misthrow to throw badly.
outcast to cast out.
outthrow to throw out.
pitch the black shining residue of distillation of tar, etc (verb) to throw ) YPIGHT.
pluff a puff; a mild explosion (verb) to throw out, as smoke, dust, etc., in puffs
reflexibility the state of being reflexible, capable of being reflected.
reflexible capable of being reflected, or thrown back.
retorsion the act of retorting or throwing back.
retortion the act of retorting or throwing back.
retroject to throw backwards.
scur to scour, search; to send skimming.
skirr to scour, search; to send skimming.
squirr to scour, search; to send skimming.
stonecast the throw of a stone.
thraw (Scots) to turn, twist.
throw to propel through the air with a movement of the arm.
thrower one that throws.
thrown (PaP.) THROW, to propel through the air with a movement of the arm.
toss an act of throwing upwards (verb) to throw lightly
tossen (Spenser) to toss.
trajection the act of trajecting.
unshut to open, or throw open.
upcast to throw upwards.
upfling to fling up.
uphurl to hurl up.
upsend to send, cast, or throw up.
upthrow to throw up.
uptoss to toss up.
whemmle to overturn; to throw into a state of disorder.
whomble to overturn; to throw into a state of disorder.
whommle to overturn; to throw into a state of disorder.
whummle to overturn; to throw into a state of disorder.