Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) throw (the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)) "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
- S: (n) throw (a single chance or instance) "he couldn't afford $50 a throw"
- S: (n) throw, stroke, cam stroke (the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam)
- S: (n) throw (bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something)
- S: (n) throw (casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly) "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"
- S: (v) throw (propel through the air) "throw a frisbee"
- S: (v) throw (move violently, energetically, or carelessly) "She threw herself forwards"
- S: (v) shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop (get rid of) "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
- S: (v) throw, thrust (place or put with great energy) "She threw the blanket around the child"; "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"
- S: (v) give, throw (convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture) "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look"
- S: (v) throw, flip, switch (cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation) "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
- S: (v) project, cast, contrive, throw (put or send forth) "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
- S: (v) throw (to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly) "Jane threw dinner together"; "throw the car into reverse"
- S: (v) bewilder, bemuse, discombobulate, throw (cause to be confused emotionally)
- S: (v) hurl, throw (utter with force; utter vehemently) "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone"
- S: (v) hold, throw, have, make, give (organize or be responsible for) "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
- S: (v) throw (make on a potter's wheel) "she threw a beautiful teapot"
- S: (v) throw (cause to fall off) "The horse threw its inexperienced rider"
- S: (v) throw (throw (a die) out onto a flat surface) "Throw a six"
- S: (v) confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate (be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly) "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"
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- S: (v) demoralize (confuse or put into disorder) "the boss's behavior demoralized everyone in the office"
- S: (v) perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound (be a mystery or bewildering to) "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
- S: (v) stump, mix up (cause to be perplexed or confounded) "This problem stumped her"
- S: (v) riddle (set a difficult problem or riddle) "riddle me a riddle"
- S: (v) elude, escape (be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by) "What you are seeing in him eludes me"
- S: (v) defy, resist, refuse (elude, especially in a baffling way) "This behavior defies explanation"
- S: (v) beggar (be beyond the resources of) "This beggars description!"
- S: (v) disorient, disorientate (cause to be lost or disoriented)
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