fling aside

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  • fling — [c]/flɪŋ / (say fling) verb (flung, flinging) –verb (t) 1. to throw, cast, or hurl; throw with force or violence; throw with impatience, disdain, etc. 2. to put suddenly or violently: to fling someone into jail. 3. to send forth suddenly and… …  

  • fling — /fling/, v., flung, flinging, n. v.t. 1. to throw, cast, or hurl with force or violence: to fling a stone. 2. to move (oneself) violently with impatience, contempt, or the like: She flung herself angrily from the room. 3. to put suddenly or… …   Universalium

  • fling — [fliŋ] vt. flung, flinging [ME flingen, to rush < ON flengja, to whip (Norw dial., to throw) < IE base * plāk : see FLAW2] 1. to throw, esp. with force or violence; hurl; cast 2. to put abruptly or violently [to be flung into confusion] 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • fling — fling1 [flıŋ] v past tense and past participle flung [flʌŋ] [T always + adverb/preposition] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(throw something)¦ 2¦(move something)¦ 3¦(push somebody)¦ 4¦(move your body)¦ 5¦(say something)¦ 6 fling something open 7 fling somebody in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fling — [[t]flɪŋ[/t]] v. flung, fling•ing, n. 1) to throw or cast with force, violence, or abandon 2) to move (oneself) violently or abruptly: She flung herself angrily from the room[/ex] 3) to put or send suddenly or without preparation: to fling… …   From formal English to slang

  • fling — v. & n. v. (past and past part. flung) 1 tr. throw or hurl (an object) forcefully. 2 refl. a (usu. foll. by into) rush headlong (into a person s arms, a train, etc.). b (usu. foll. by into) embark wholeheartedly (on an enterprise). c (usu. foll.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast aside — verb throw or cast away (Freq. 2) Put away your worries • Syn: ↑discard, ↑fling, ↑toss, ↑toss out, ↑toss away, ↑chuck out, ↑dispose, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • To cast aside — Cast Cast (k[.a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cast}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Casting}.] [Cf. Dan. kaste, Icel. & Sw. kasta; perh. akin to L. {gerere} to bear, carry. E. jest.] 1. To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Relinquishment — I (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Relinquishment >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 relinquishment relinquishment abandonment Sgm: N 1 desertion desertion defection secession withdrawal Sgm: N 1 cave of Adullam cave of Adullam Sgm: N 1 nolle prosequi …   English dictionary for students

  • French Liberal School — The French Liberal School (also called the Optimist School or Orthodox School ) is a 19th century school of economic thought, that was centered around the Collège de France and the Institut de France . The Journal des Économistes was essential in …   Wikipedia

  • drop — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. let fall; give up, abandon; fall, plunge; faint, collapse; cease, terminate, end; drip; dismiss, let go. See descent, relinquishment, impotence. n. globule, bead; minim; bit, mite; descent. See… …   English dictionary for students

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