throw+headlong

  • 1 throw headlong — index precipitate (throw down violently) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 throw — throw, cast, fling, hurl, pitch, toss, sling can all mean to cause to move swiftly forward, sideways, upward, or downward by a propulsive movement (as of the arm) or by means of a propelling instrument or agency. Throw, the general word, is often …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 throw — Synonyms and related words: abandon, addle, agitate, amaze, apply, assume, baffle, bake, bamboozle, be confined, be sick, bear, bear a child, bear young, beat, bend, bewilder, blow, blow down, blow over, boggle, bounce, bowl, bowl down, bowl over …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 4 throw down — Synonyms and related words: beat down, blow down, blow over, bowl down, bowl over, break down, bring, bring down, bulldog, bulldoze, burn down, cast down, chop down, cut down, dash down, deck, down, drop, fell, fetch down, flatten, floor, ground …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 5 hurl headlong — index precipitate (throw down violently) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 send headlong — index impel, launch (project), precipitate (throw down violently) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 precipitate — I adjective abrupt, breakneck, foolhardy, harebrained, hasty, headlong, headstrong, heady, hellbent, hot headed, hurried, immediate, impetuous, imprudent, impulsive, inconsultus, indiscreet, injudicious, madcap, overconfident, overly hasty,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 precipice — [16] The etymological notion underlying precipice is of falling ‘headlong’. It comes via French précipice from Latin praecipitium ‘headlong fall, steep place’. This was derived from praecipitāre ‘throw headlong’ (source of English precipitate… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 9 precipice — [16] The etymological notion underlying precipice is of falling ‘headlong’. It comes via French précipice from Latin praecipitium ‘headlong fall, steep place’. This was derived from praecipitāre ‘throw headlong’ (source of English precipitate… …

    Word origins

  • 10 precipitant —  , precipitate, precipitous  All three come from the same root, the Latin praecipitare ( to throw headlong ). Precipitous means very steep: cliff faces are precipitous. Precipitant and precipitate both indicate a headlong rush and are almost… …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 11 precipitant, precipitate, precipitous —    All three come from the same root, the Latin praecipitare ( to throw headlong ). Precipitous means very steep: cliff faces are precipitous. Precipitant and precipitate both indicate a headlong rush and are almost indistinguishable in meaning,… …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 12 precipitant, precipitate, precipitous —    All three come from the same root, the Latin praecipitare ( to throw headlong ). Precipitous means very steep: cliff faces are precipitous. Precipitant and precipitate both indicate a headlong rush and are almost indistinguishable in meaning,… …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 13 precipitant, precipitate, precipitous —    All three come from the same root, the Latin praecipitare ( to throw headlong ). Precipitous means very steep: cliff faces are precipitous. Precipitant and precipitate both indicate a headlong rush and are almost indistinguishable in meaning,… …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 14 precipitate — verb prɪ sɪpɪteɪt 1》 cause (an undesirable event) to happen unexpectedly or prematurely. 2》 cause to move suddenly and with force.     ↘(precipitate someone/thing into) send someone or something without warning into a particular state or… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 precipitate — [prē sip′ə tāt΄, prisip′ə tāt΄; ] for adj. [ & ] n. [, prē sip′ə tit, pri sip′ətit, prē sip′ ə tāt΄, pri sip′ətāt΄] vt. precipitated, precipitating [< L praecipitatus, pp. of praecipitare < praeceps: see PRECIPICE] 1. to throw headlong;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 tumble — I. v. n. 1. Roll, toss, heave, pitch about. 2. Fall, be precipitated, fall over, roll down, fall suddenly, topple. 3. Play mountebank tricks. II. v. a. 1. Precipitate, throw headlong. 2. Turn over, throw about. 3 …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 Precipitate — Pre*cip i*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Precipitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Precipitating}.] 1. To throw headlong; to cast down from a precipice or height. [1913 Webster] She and her horse had been precipitated to the pebbled region of the river. W.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Precipitated — Precipitate Pre*cip i*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Precipitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Precipitating}.] 1. To throw headlong; to cast down from a precipice or height. [1913 Webster] She and her horse had been precipitated to the pebbled region of the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Precipitating — Precipitate Pre*cip i*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Precipitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Precipitating}.] 1. To throw headlong; to cast down from a precipice or height. [1913 Webster] She and her horse had been precipitated to the pebbled region of the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 καταπρηνίξας — καταπρηνίξᾱς , καταπρηνίζω throw headlong down aor part act masc nom/voc sg (attic epic doric ionic) …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)


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