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Main Entry: 1fling
Pronunciation: primarystressflieng
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): flung /primarystressflschwaeng/; fling·ing /primarystressflieng-ieng/
1 : to move in an abrupt or headlong manner <flung out of the room in a huff>
2 : to kick or plunge vigorously <the horse flung out at him as he went by>
3 a : to throw or swing with force <flung herself down on the couch> b : to cast aside : DISCARD
4 : to put suddenly and unexpectedly into a state or condition <flung into confusion>
synonym see THROW
- fling·er /primarystressflieng-schwar/ noun

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