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1. fling

verb. ['ˈflɪŋ'] throw with force or recklessness.

Synonyms

  • sky
  • toss
  • flip
  • pitch

Antonyms

  • free
  • repatriate
  • claim
  • arrive

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Words that Rhyme with Fling

  • kwok-shing
  • yenching
  • upswing
  • qingming
  • ginting
  • chongqing
  • chang-ming
  • xiaoping
  • unring
  • string
  • spring
  • peking
  • mei-ling
  • beijing
  • thwing
  • swing
  • sting
  • sling
  • schwing
  • pring
  • kring
  • kling
  • gring
  • dring
  • cling
  • bring
  • zing
  • ying
  • xing
  • wring

Example sentences of the word fling


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Trebuchets were designed to fling objects farther than any other kind of catapult.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A fling replaces the dry vermouth with sweet, then adds a splash of orange bitters for contrast.

3. Verb, base form
When the counterbalance goes down, the trebuchet will fling its payload up into the air.

Quotes containing the word fling


1. Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with it is a toy and an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him to the public.
- Winston S. Churchill

2. When they have discovered truth in nature they fling it into a book, where it is even worse hands.
- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

2. fling

verb. ['ˈflɪŋ'] move in an abrupt or headlong manner.

Antonyms

  • restraint

3. fling

verb. ['ˈflɪŋ'] throw or cast away.

Synonyms

  • dispose
  • waste
  • scrap
  • de-access
  • close out
  • sell out
  • chuck out
  • dump
  • liquidize
  • toss away
  • toss
  • unlearn
  • toss out
  • sell up
  • cast out
  • junk
  • cast away
  • put away
  • throw out
  • abandon
  • cast aside
  • give it the deep six
  • get rid of
  • retire
  • remove
  • trash
  • deep-six
  • throw away
  • discard

Antonyms

  • kern
  • muzzle
  • include
  • establish

4. fling

noun. ['ˈflɪŋ'] a brief indulgence of your impulses.

Synonyms

  • intemperateness
  • spree
  • self-indulgence
  • intemperance

Antonyms

  • underspend
  • inactivity
  • recuperate
  • conserve

5. fling

noun. ['ˈflɪŋ'] the act of flinging.

Antonyms

  • disqualify

6. fling

noun. ['ˈflɪŋ'] a usually brief attempt.

Synonyms

  • try
  • whirl
  • effort
  • offer
  • go
  • attempt
  • endeavour
  • endeavor
  • crack

Antonyms

  • hospitable
  • strengthen
  • necessitate
  • begin

7. fling

verb. ['ˈflɪŋ'] indulge oneself.

Synonyms

  • waste
  • squander
  • ware
  • consume

Antonyms

  • advance
  • open
  • hire
  • get up
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