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in the sense of fling
Definition
to throw with force
The woman flung the cup at him.
Synonyms
chuck (informal),
shy,
sling (informal),
lob (informal),
let fly
in the sense of force
Definition
to compel (a person, group, etc.) to do something through effort, superior strength, etc.
They forced him to work for them at gun point.
Synonyms
railroad (informal),
strong-arm (informal),
press-gang,
put the squeeze on (informal),
obligate,
twist (someone's) arm,
put the screws on (informal),
bring pressure to bear upon
in the sense of frame
Definition
to construct (a statement) in a particular kind of language
He framed his question three different ways.
Synonyms
put into words
in the sense of gauge
Definition
to estimate or judge (people's feelings or reactions)
See if you can gauge his reaction to the offer.
in the sense of guess
Definition
to arrive at a correct estimate of (something) by guessing
I can only guess what it cost her to tell you the truth.
in the sense of heave
Definition
to throw (something heavy) with effort
Heave a brick at the telly.
Synonyms
sling (informal)
in the sense of hurl
Definition
to throw (something) with great force
Groups of angry youths hurled stones at police.
Synonyms
chuck (informal),
shy,
sling (informal),
let fly (with)
in the sense of inflict
Definition
to impose (something unpleasant) on
The dog attacked her, inflicting serious injuries.
Synonyms
mete or deal out
in the sense of judge
Definition
to decide (something) after inquiry
It is important to judge the weight of your washing load.
in the sense of levy
Definition
to impose and collect (a tax, tariff, or fine)
Taxes should not be levied without the authority of Parliament.

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