What is another word for Threw?

Pronunciation: [θɹˈuː] (IPA)

Threw is a common verb that means to toss, hurl or propel an object through the air. However, there are many synonyms for threw that can be used to convey different shades of meaning or emphasize different aspects of the action being described. Some possible synonyms for threw include flung, cast, launched, pitched, heaved, chucked, hurled, lobbed, slung, propelled, and fired. Each of these words has its own unique connotations and can be used to create different effects in writing. For example, flung may suggest a sudden, forceful movement, while launched may be used to describe a more deliberate, calculated action.

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Usage examples for Threw

Mrs. Maule Threw back her head and spoke with a touch of angry excitement in her voice:- Why did you tell me now, Dick, before breakfast?
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
Peter Junior Threw back his head and laughed.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
And so they rose up and Threw him in prison, and all the terrible things came upon him-of the world.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Threw

  • Threw a spade and got a heart.
    Michelle Main
  • The leaves were gone from all, save where the pine Threw the wide shadow of its unchang'd green. I could not envy it that fadeless state.— Ah ! who would be the last, the only one That ruin spares—no ; if the blight must pass O'er all around, let it pass o'er me too !
    Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  • I've thought upon thy brow when Night Threw o'er my pallet her summer moonlight, And I have looked on the midnight sky To catch the depth and light of thy eye ; I painted from these and from memory, For I could not paint when I looked on thee.
    Letitia Elizabeth Landon

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