What does the word hurl mean?

Usage examples for hurl

  1. It would hurl itself straight upon those stubborn guns. – The Way of the Gods by John Luther Long
  2. This might possibly represent the triumphant entry of the assailants into the castle of the enemy, which, in turn, would lead up to the rescue of the lovely heroine just when the villainous knight was about to hurl her into the blazing tower. – The Boy Scouts with the Motion Picture Players by Robert Shaler
  3. But all these things rest upon the knees of the gods; for I also will hurl, and all these things will be a care to Jove. – The Iliad of Homer (1873) by Homer