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Synonyms for fling

Synonyms for fling

to send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

a period of uncontrolled self-indulgence

a brief trial

Synonyms for fling

a usually brief attempt

a brief indulgence of your impulses

the act of flinging

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throw with force or recklessness

move in an abrupt or headlong manner

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indulge oneself

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References in classic literature ?
At last the door, loosed, was blown wide open, flinging Miss Wilson and Agatha back, and admitting a whirlwind that tore round the hall, snatched at the women's draperies, and blew out the lights.
The hot tears welled into his eyes; he tore his hand away and, flinging himself on the divan, he buried his face in the cushions, as though he was praying.
At last, Jammes, flinging herself upon the farthest corner of the wall, with every mark of real terror on her face, whispered:
the Duchess said to Alice, flinging the baby at her as she spoke.
When I reached the top I found the brass dome and the statue exactly as the pilot had described, but was too wearied with all I had gone through to do more than glance at them, and, flinging myself under the dome, was asleep in an instant.
He sprang to his feet and saw to starboard, and not a hundred yards from their heeling, pitching boat, a vast iron bulk like the blade of a plough tearing through the water, tossing it on either side in huge waves of foam that leaped towards the steamer, flinging her paddles helplessly in the air, and then sucking her deck down almost to the waterline.
Once more she had managed, by her sheer simplicity, to make him feel stupidly conventional just when he thought he was flinging convention to the winds.
to the other Figs, and the only game she played at was flinging a ball gracefully and letting the nurse bring it back to her.